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Drunk Man Falls Into Spokane River; Firefighters Use Gondola For Rescue; WATCH THE VIDEO

(Photo taken by KHQ photographer Ryan Coe) (Photo taken by KHQ photographer Ryan Coe)

SPOKANE, Wash. - On Wednesday afternoon firefighters had to use the gondola to bring a drunk man to higher ground after he fell into the Spokane River near the Monroe St. bridge. The man was able to swim to the bank after he fell in. He was then put into a gondola car and was taken to the park. It's not clear where the man fell from, just that he slipped on some rocks in the area. The man is said to be in good condition.

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