Fire Protection District 2 performs water rescue on Tickfaw River Wednesday morning

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Fire Boat’s 20 & 24 responded from Make em Wet Marina.
Fire Protection District 2

AMITE COUNTY, La. (The Livingston Parish News) – At 6 a.m. Wednesday, Livingston Parish Fire Protection District 2 was dispatched to a boating accident that occurred 3-4 hours earlier on the Tickfaw River near the Natalbany River.

According to the department, a good Samaritan discovered the boaters involved in the accident and reported it to 911.

The victims received treatment and were passed on to Acadian Ambulance for further treatment once up the river.

Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries were also on scene.

“Thank You to the good samaritans for getting involved,” FPD2 posted on Facebook. “You truly made a difference!”

Fire boats 20 & 24 responded from Make ’em Wet Marina.

“Your donations make these boats possible,” FPD2 said.

Staff report | The News

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