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: See Who Won During The Golden Globe Awards
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: 2 Riverside Co. Sheriff's Deputies Recovering After Being Hit By Delivery Van; 2 Women Killed
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: Video: Multiple Trees Fall On Homes, Leading To Injuries During Severe Winds
It was unclear why the pair was in the river bed.