Sufferer rescued from Contra Costa Canal


ANTIOCH, Calif. (KRON) — A sufferer was rescued from the Contra Costa Canal on Friday afternoon, the Contra Costa County Fireplace Safety District (Con Fireplace) mentioned on social media. Crews had been initially searching for a second sufferer, however they had been unable to seek out one and concluded their search.

Con Fireplace first tweeted in regards to the rescue at 3:07 p.m. By then, the sufferer had been discovered and was being handled on the scene. They had been later launched and weren’t hospitalized.

Con Fireplace despatched a rescue boat and a sheriff’s workplace helicopter to seek for the second sufferer. Crews went west alongside the canal however had been unable to seek out one other sufferer, Con Fireplace mentioned.

The Antioch Police Division, Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Workplace and Contra Costa Water District all assisted with the search.

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The world of the canal the place the victims went lacking is close to Deer Valley Street and Carpinteria Drive.

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