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December 23, 2016 - 1:36pm
posted by Billie Owens in east pembroke, water rescue, news.

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A dog fell through the ice and is in the freezing water of the creek at Indian Falls. East Pembroke Fire Departmen's water rescue unit is called to the scene and all of its available manpower is called to the fire hall. The address is 1663 Indian Falls Road.

UPDATE 1:59 p.m.: The dog was successfully rescued.

UPDATE: Reader-submitted photos added. A bystander praised the caring and professionalism and efficiency of the volunteers in their response and actions.

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May 30, 2016 - 5:23pm
posted by Billie Owens in water rescue, Alabama, news.

Alabama, Pembroke and Indian Falls fire departments are responding to Indian Falls to rescue a person who slipped and fell at Indian Falls. No rope rescue team required. Mercy Flight is on standby.

UPDATE 5:50 p.m.: Patient transported by ground ambulance to ECMC with head and neck injuries and a facial laceration.

August 9, 2015 - 6:18pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, water rescue, indian falls, pembroke.

A man is down in the water, bleeding from the head, in the Indian Falls at 1227 Gilmore Road, Corfu. Pembroke and Indian Falls fire departments and Mercy medics are responding. The Water Rescue Team is called for a possible rope rescue. The location is outside the Indian Falls Log Cabin Restaurant.

UPDATE 6:26 p.m.: The emergency rope rescue response is cancelled per Pembroke command.

UPDATE 6:45 p.m.: Howard at the scene says a state trooper told him a man got a small cut on the head. That's it. "It was nothing." The assignment is back in service.

May 20, 2014 - 1:32pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, Darien, water rescue.

An adult male in a boat in a pond flipped over the boat and is clinging to the side of it, unable to swim to shore. The caller to dispatch said she doesn't believe he is injured. The location is 11221 Harlow Road. Darien fire and EMS are responding to rescue the man from the water.

UPDATE 1:35 p.m.: Law enforcement is on scene.

UPDATE 1:48 p.m.: Darien fire reports the man is now on shore, conscious and alert. He still needs to be evaluated by medics.

June 15, 2013 - 12:08pm
posted by Billie Owens in bergen, water rescue.

A woman who was kayaking by Black Creek Bridge in Bergen fell into the water but is now out safely and wrapped in a blanket. Medics were called, but later cancelled. The location is near 6377 North Lake Road, east of the bridge crossing.

A companion kayaker is said to be still traveling downstream in a swift current of high water. The Churchville Water Rescue Team is called to try and intercept the second kayaker.

Bergen Fire Department and Sheriff's deputies are on scene.

UPDATE 12:11 p.m.: The second kayaker has a cell phone and they are attempting to call that person.

UPDATE 12:15 p.m.: The second kayaker has been located and she's "all set," choosing to continue paddling in the creek toward Churchville. The Churchville response is cancelled.

UPDATE 12:19 p.m.: Bergen fire is back in service with one sign-off.

April 16, 2013 - 4:48pm
posted by Billie Owens in Le Roy, water rescue.

A young female in Le Roy who fell into Oatka Creek about 10 or 15 minutes ago, was rescued and medics are at her home on Myrtle Street to get parental permission for treatment. Le Roy fire and rescue were initially called to Trigon Park.

UPDATE 4:51 p.m.: Responders are back in service.

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