Call History
Schuylkill River Water Rescue
Wed. Jun 19th 2019

At 5:35 PM Wednesday, June 19th Station 49 was dispatched for a water rescue in the Schuylkill River. Station 49 was dispatched to assist Station 27 in locating a person who had jumped into the river. Marine 49 and Rescue 49 put both Boat 49 1 &2 into the river to commence the search. Along with Station 49 many other companies assisted in the search, but the search came up negative. Search operations were terminated around 9:00 PM. 49 units were released from the scene around 10:30 PM. Please be careful when entering the river especially after heavy rainfall as the current can become very strong and relentless.

Swedesburg Units on Scene:
Marine 49
Rescue 49
Traffic 49

Other Units on Scene:
Norristown Fire Department (Station 27)
Upper Merion Fire & EMS (Station 56)
Jefferson Fire Company (Station 46)
Gladwyne Fire Company (Station 24)
Spring Mill Dive Team (Station 45)
Phoenixville Dive Team (Station 77)
Plymouth Ambulance (Medic 308)
Norristown and Upper Merion Police Departments (52 & 56 PD)

Pictures credited to Ted Hodgins

28 entries in the Call History

28 entries in the Call History

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