Water rescue - 10/25/20

Nashville Fire Department personnel rescued a man from the Cumberland River on Sunday morning.


NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Nashville Fire Department personnel were able to rescue a man from the Cumberland River on Sunday morning.

Officials responded to the call near the Korean Veterans Memorial Bridge just after 10 a.m. and spotted the man in the water trying to get out.

The call for help was made by someone on a kayak, but the victim was not in a kayak before being spotted in the water.

The victim was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment. He was conscious and able to speak with first responders at the scene.


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