3:58 PM ECHO Fire - EMS Pulls Man Safely From The WaterRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Jun 01 2021 6:17 PM
DALE COUNTY: 3:58 PM Ozark - Dale County 911 dispatched ECHO Fire - EMS to Woodham's Bridge in reference to subjects stuck under the bridge.
Emergency Units from Echo Fire - EMS responded. A subject was stranded while swimming. A Echo Fireman placed a Coast Guard Approved flotation device on himself with one in the hand, a rope was tied to the fireman, and he swam to the person stranded.
Then the rope handlers pulled them to safety.
There were no injuries.
A group had been celebrating graduation when the incident occurred.