May 10, 2015 - 11:33 AM
PENTICTON – The fire department rescued a man and woman stuck in the Penticton channel late Saturday afternoon.
The marine rescue call came in just after 5 p.m., May 9.
Penticton fire chief Wayne Williams says the man and woman had been on floaties in the very swift water and ended up stuck on the a fish strainer in the channel.
Firefighters launched their boat and rescued the pair.
Williams says the couple were cold, but otherwise unhurt.
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— This story was updated at 10:23 a.m., Monday, May 11, 2015 to include comment from the Penticton fire chief.
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