Gwinnett Fire Rescues 5 from Yellow River, 4 of Them Children — Loganville Patch
Gwinnett Fire and Emergency Services reported the rescue Thursday afternoon of five people in the Yellow river in Snellville, four of them children.
According to a press release, fire fighters found a total of five people in distress with three holding onto the bridge support column and two others further down the river past the bridge. GCFER spokesman Lt. Colin Rhoden reported that the victims, in three rafts were trying to exit the river before the bridge because of the rapid water conditions south of the bridge. The rafts got caught on rocks in the river and caused two of the victims to continue over the rocks and into some rough water.
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