River Rescue In Riverfront Park - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: River Rescue In Riverfront Park

Photo courtesy KHQ photographer Trevor Smith Photo courtesy KHQ photographer Trevor Smith
Photo courtesy the Spokane Police Dept. Photo courtesy the Spokane Police Dept.

SPOKANE, Wash. - Firefighters were called to water rescue in Riverfront Park Friday afternoon.

KHQ Photojournalist Trevor Smith tells us when he arrived to Riverfront Park there was a man holding onto a line in the river near the Gondolas. Firefighters went into the water to retrieve him and were able to get him out of the water shortly before 12:30pm.

At this hour the man is in the hospital recovering from hypothermia. Officials tell KHQ the man is unable to communicate and that they'll have to wait to get information from him as to what happened.

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