River Rescue 12/14/2021 INC#0451

River Rescue; INC#0451; 07:50AM; 12933 N Dronfield Av; https://bit.ly/3IRurTw; Sylmar; Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call from someone who was in a drainage channel/wash near Sylmar High School. The 26-year-old male victim was swept into a covered channel of the LA River, but was able to maintain his cellphone call to communicate with dispatchers. An engine on the street above continued to honk, as firefighters removed maintenance hole covers in the street. The victim reported by phone when he could hear the honk nearby, and firefighters effected the rescue through that maintenance hole. The patient is in fair condition and being evaluated by firefighter-paramedics for minor trauma and mild hypothermia.; FS 91; Batt 12; Valley Bureau; Council District 7; AO1 AO2 BC12 E298 E7 E91 E98 EM12 HR3 RA98 SC1 SW44 SW88 T98 UR88; CH8; 17; Nicholas Prange