Man Rescued from the Winooski River

By Joe Gullo

Published 05/27 2014 05:00PM

Updated 05/27 2014 06:18PM

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. - Rescue crews safely pulled a man from the Winooski River Tuesday afternoon.

South Burlington Fire Chief Douglas Brent says the man fell on the way to the rive and was clinging to the rocks. 

The man wasn't seriously hurt.

"We were able to stabilize him," Brent said.  "We mapped out a couple of ways to get him out, one being a boat and the second being a vertical lift out of the gorge. The easier of the two ending up being the boat."

The man's condition is not known, but he was sent to the hospital. 

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