Rescue team assists three tubers to dry land on Wenatchee River


LEAVENWORTH- It was a close call Monday afternoon when 3 inner-tubers lost their floats while riding the Wenatchee River downstream from the Leavenworth Barn Beach Reserve.

Chelan County Fire District 3 sends rescue team to Wenatchee River

A team of rescuers from Chelan County Fire District 3 responded around 5:50 pm and immediately found one person had made it to shore but two others were still in the water with no life preservers.

Assistant Chief Glenn Brautaset says they also were able to get to dry land further downstream toward the Highway 2 bridge at the east end of town. No one was injured.