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June 18, 2020

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St. Vrain Creek Water Rescue

Boulder County, Colo. - On Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 11:48 a.m., the Boulder County Communications Center was notified of a person stranded on a rock in the middle of St. Vrain Creek.

A sixteen-year-old female from Lafayette, CO was able to climb onto a rock after falling from an inner tube. Members of Lyons Fire Protection District and Hygiene Fire Protection District performed a boat rescue. AMR ambulance transported the female to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The rescue lasted approximately one hour.

Agencies assisting with this rescue included: Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, American Medical Response (AMR), Lyons Fire Protection District, Hygiene Fire Protection District and Boulder Emergency Squad.

The associated Boulder County Sheriff's Office case number is: #20-2661.


/s/ Kevin Harner, Emergency Services Coordinator