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Saskatoon Fire Department Water Rescue Team pulls male from the South Saskatchewan

For immediate release: March 28, 2020 - 11:39am
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At approximately 10:33 Saskatoon Fire Dispatchers received a 911 call reporting a male jumping from the Senator Sid Buckwold Bridge.

One fire pump with two surface water swimmers , one rescue boat with two surface water swimmers and two rescue divers and a Battalion Chief were dispatched.

On arrival crews made visual contact with the male , the rescue boat was launched. The male was quickly pulled from the water into the rescue boat were

crews began CPR. The boat then made its way to the boat launch were they were met by Medavie. The patient was then transported to RUH .