ATWATER VILLAGE (CBSLA.com) — Los Angeles Fire Department officials Friday rescued two people Friday from in the Los Angeles River.
A man and woman were reported stranded in the river around 9:45 a.m. near the 2800 block of N. Glendale Boulevard in Atwater Village, officials said.READ MORE: LA City Council Considers Motion To Achieve Carbon Neutrality By 2030
Firefighters used swift water rescue technique to pluck the man from the water around 10:25 a.m. He was taken to a local hospital in fair condition.READ MORE: Video Shows North Hills Hit-And-Run Crash Which Killed Infant Boy In Stroller
Firefighters continued to search for the woman until they located and rescued her just before noon. She suffered from hypothermia and scratches to her face.MORE NEWS: Man Killed, 2 Injured In Violent Gardena Crash
It was unclear why the pair was in the river bed.