ATWATER VILLAGE ( —  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.

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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.

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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.

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It was unclear why the pair was in the river bed.