Firefighters Rescue Man as Waters Rise in LA River - NBC Southern California

Firefighters Rescue Man as Waters Rise in LA River

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    Man Rescued From LA River

    A man clinging to a tree branch was rescued from the LA River in the Atwater Village area Nov. 27, 2019. (Published Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019)

    As a strong storm swept over the region, firefighters were working to rescue a man stuck on a bank in the middle of the flowing LA River in Atwater Village.

    The man was holding onto a tree as crews deployed a rescue boat to help him.

    He was eventually pulled to safety, and taken to a hospital. 

    Rain, snow, cold temperatures and fierce winds were expected throughout Southern California Wednesday and Thursday, snarling some Thanksgiving travel plans for many in the region. 

    First Alert Forecast: Major Storm Ahead

    [LA] First Alert Forecast: Major Storm Ahead

    Lots of rain is coming for Southern California this Thanksgiving. Shanna Mendiola has the First Alert Forecast Nov. 27, 2019.

    (Published Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019)

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