Crews rescue victim stranded in Peak Creek

Published: Mar. 27, 2021 at 8:11 PM EDT
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PULASKI COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - One patient was treated for hypothermic conditions Saturday after being rescued from Peak Creek.

According to the Pulaski County Special Operations Team, crews responded Saturday morning to the area of Jefferson Avenue for a report of a male in the water.

Members of the Pulaski Fire Department quickly made contact with the patient on an island and treated him for hypothermic conditions. Special Operations personnel then brought the patient to safety by using an inflatable boat.

The patient was then transported and cared for by Pulaski County Public Safety.

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