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Montgomery Co. crews assist Giles Co. in swift water search and rescue

The Coast Guard rescued three people and a dog from a capsized fishing vessel offshore Apalachicola, Florida, Thursday. (MGN)
The Coast Guard rescued three people and a dog from a capsized fishing vessel offshore Apalachicola, Florida, Thursday. (MGN)(WJHG)
Published: May. 29, 2020 at 6:14 AM EDT
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Montgomery County Fire and Rescue agencies helped in a swift water search and rescue Thursday night in Giles County.

Around 9:45 p.m., crews were dispatched to Giles County, near the West Virginia line. Approximately 35 volunteers from seven agencies responded over an hour to Giles to help out in the search.

Last night members of all Montgomery County Emergency Services Departments were called to assist Giles County Fire and...

Posted by Montgomery County Emergency Services on Friday, May 29, 2020

After around 45 minutes, Giles Rescue and Blacksburg Rescue members found the person, who was uninjured and did not require medical assistance.

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