Firefighters pull man from icy river in Kamloops

It’s believed the man fell into the river while trying to rescue his dog

  • Mar. 8, 2019 2:30 p.m.

––Kamloops This Week

Firefighters rescued a man from the South Thompson River in Kamloops Friday, after he apparently went into the river to rescue his dog.

Rescue crews were called in at about 1:15 p.m. There is no word yet on the condition of the man or the dog.

More to come.

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