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Water Rescue – Male Jumps from Bridge

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On May 4th, 2017 Company 5 was alerted for a water rescue near the address of 2238 Daisy Street Ext. Upon arrival crews found that a distraught male had jumped approximately 50 feet from a bridge  in to the Susquehanna River, injuring himself severely.  Fire crews along with EMS and PD extricated the patient from the water to which he was flown from the scene via medical helicopter. The roadway was shut down for a short amount of time and crews operated on scene for approximately one hour.