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LA River Rescue

This morning a homeless couple was rescued from the raging LA river. The husband was brought to safety around 10am, but it was over 2 hours before they found his wife, whom they rescued as well.

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rangerriverA park ranger keeps watch for the missing woman in the storm-swollen LA River

womanriverWoman found precariously perched on tree branch for over 2 hours.

rescue2LAFD Swift Water rescue members assist the distressed woman after pulling her from the gushing waters.

chopperRescue Chopper stands by overhead