Lewisburg Fire Department Performed A Water Rescue For 5 People


LEWISBURG, WV (WOAY) – The Lewisburg Fire Department responded to a water rescue.

At 9:30 pm, The Lewisburg Fire Department Water Rescue Team was dispatched for a water rescue at Harper near Caldwell.

Five individuals that were tubing on the river experienced problems and were stuck on a rock bar on the opposite side.

Boat 1 was deployed at the location and was able to safely bring all 5 individuals across the river, no injuries to anyone.

LFD responded with 3 trucks along with Boat 1 and 2, along with Fairlea EMS.

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