Water Rescue in Cherokee County


The Cherokee County Rescue Squad recently responded to a call about a 13-year-old female being struck by a strong current just off of the dock at the Leesburg Landing. According to WEIS Radio, a Leesburg officer was one of the first responders on the scene who helped keep emergency personnel above water until the rescue boat arrived.

The teenager, Officer, and a Rescue Squad member were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

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