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: 'It's Heartbreaking': ArcLight Cinemas, Pacific Theatres Closing Permanently Due To Pandemic Losses
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: 'We Are Seeing Our Economy Come Back To Life': Study Shows That Consumer Confidence In OC Is On The Rise As Residents Brace For Light At The End Of The Tunnel
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: 2 Men Hospitalized After Large Explosion At Valley Glen Home, Investigation Ongoing
It was unclear why the pair was in the river bed.