Crews rescue two people on James River

Crews rescue two people on James River

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond Fire rescued two people that appeared stuck on the James River.

The call came in as a river rescue, near Tredegar Street, around 5:55 p.m. on Monday.

When crews arrived on the scene, they saw two people in two rafts on the river, and they appeared stuck or taking shelter on some rocks.

Crews were able to get the two people into boats around 6:10 p.m. The incident was marked under control around 6:19 p.m., and crews were able to get everyone safely on shore.

Fire crews are asking everyone to check the weather forecast before going out on the water.

There are no injuries.

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