Fire fighters had to help out rafters in four separate incidents on the Bow River on Monday between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m.
The Calgary Fire Department was called when rafters were stranded in the river or on the shore after four rafts overturned on the river. Three rafters were sent into the waters after their raft hit a bridge abutment on the 10 St NW., bridge. The Fire Department Rescue Team pulled one person from the river and found two others on the shore. People from the three other rafts that overturned were able to make it to shore as well. Each of these river accidents were caused by rafts crashing into bridge abutments.
Fire Department crews were able to retrieve the rafters’ belongings from the river. The CFD would like to remind all river users to exercise caution when approaching bridge abutments.
The Calgary Fire Department Aquatic Rescue Team had to save three people from harm's way on the Bow River Monday when the two rafts they were floating in struck a ...
The Calgary Fire Department was called out to the Bow River after another rafter was reported to be in distress on the river.
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The home in the 5800 block of Bow ...
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3 Rafters plucked from the Bow River by
CFD called out to Bow River to assist
Two rafters sucked into undertow at Harvie Passage
Man rescued from Bow River after raft overturns
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