THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Fire and Rescue report that today, at 15:39 pm a report of a person in the water near the intersection of Algoma and Dawson Street was received.
Upon the arrival of Fire and Rescue personnel, a male was observed in McVicar creek close to the bridge at that intersection.
Two firefighters entered the water to secure the victim, and with assistance from other firefighters on the scene successfully removed the 40-year-old male from the river.
The patient was transferred to care of Superior EMS paramedics who had also arrived on the scene who transported him to Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.
Four Pumpers, one boat, and the Platoon Chief responded to the incident.
The male’s condition is not known at this time. No other injuries were reported.