Firefighters Help Pull Man From Housatonic River in Shelton

By Ari Mason
|  Saturday, May 31, 2014  |  Updated 7:23 PM EDT
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Firefighters Help Pull Man From Housatonic River

Firefighters helped pull a man in his 40s out of the Housatonic River in Shelton after he fell off an inner tube and suffered a cardiac issue in the water Saturday afternoon, according to Shelton Asst. Fire Chief Paul Wilson.

Wilson said the man fell near a steep section of the riverbank and firefighters pulled him ashore in the area of 55 Riverdale Avenue.

Details of the man's medical condition are unclear. Wilson said he was taken to the hospital for an evaluation.

No additional information was immediately available.

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