A woman is alive thanks to a quick response by regional fire rescue.
Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue successfully pulled a woman from the Columbia River this weekend.
A three-man crew from Company No. 4, Trail, was dispatched to the river just after 3 p.m. Saturday.
“The river rescue boat responded to the report of a woman that jumped off the Victoria Street Bridge,” stated Cpl. Jason Milne in a Dec. 23 news release.
“The boat retrieved the patient near Glenmerry and transported her to the boat launch where she was transferred to the care of BCAS.”
The 9-1-1 came in at 3:17 p.m. with crews on scene at 3:27 p.m.