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Etowah River rescue Sunday night

June 20, 2022–12:09 p.,m.


A water rescue Sunday evening on the Etowah River in Bartow County.

Bartow County Fire & Emergency Services responded to the boat ramp at Highway 411 and Macedonia Road at around 10:47 pm after getting a report of 2 subjects that were last seen at the island. 

Fire Boat 9 was able to locate the two males that were stranded in the water.

Neither was wearing a life jacket. 

BCFES Swift Water Rescue Team members were able to get them into the boat and back to the boat ramp. 

No injuries were reported.