Rockford Scanner: 2 Water Rescues In Rockford

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Sources are reporting 2 water rescues on the Rock River today.

Sources said 2 different boats were experiencing issues and needed assistance while on the river. Sounds like both issues were possibly mechanical.

No reports of injuries, RFD is assisting. 






 

 

A
@RockfordFire
rescue boat is towing the stranded boater to a dock on the north side of State Street. The rescue looks successful, if a little costly for the boat owner.

A boat with flashing lights approaches the Chestnut Street bridge as a crew with the
@RockfordFire
works to rescue the stranded boater.

Today
@RockfordFire
responded to a boat that had mechanical issues and lost power on the Rock River. Please remember to wear personal floatation devices (PFDs), have a safety plan in case of an unexpected incident, and always practice

 


 


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