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Swift Water Rescue for Dallas Fire-Rescue

By JASON EVANS, Correspondent | September 11, 2020 | TEXAS

Story No. 091320113

On September 11th, at 4:01 P.M., Dallas Fire-Rescue units were dispatched to the 4600 block of Great Trinity Forest after a female (of unknown age) somehow became stuck, on a bank at the Loop 12 boat ramp, in the Trinity River.

At some point, while units were still enroute, the female was swept downstream by the powerful current. Approximately, 200 yards from her original pint of entry, DPD Officers spotted the female after she ran into somewhat of an eddy, which stopped her momemtum. The officers threw her a rope, and she hung onto it until a DFR boat arrived at her location and pulled her safely from the river.

She was evaluated by medics, but was not taken to the hospital.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.