Blount County Water Rescue

By: Kiley Yarbrough Email
By: Kiley Yarbrough Email


Blount County, Tenn (WVLT) -- It took water rescue workers just more than 30 minutes to pull a fisherman from a Blount County river after his boat capsized Sunday morning.

Dispatchers say the man was pulled from the water and is not suffering from any injuries.

Blount County, Tenn (WVLT) -- Crews are on the scene of a water rescue in Blount County.

Just after 11:00 Sunday, a fisherman called for help after their boat capsized near the Roddy Branch Lake Access.

One fisherman was able to get out of the water.

Another was last holding onto the edge of the boat floating down the river.

Rural Metro Ambulance is on standby in case the man suffers any injuries.

WVLT will have more information tonight on WVLT Volunteer TV News at 11:00.


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