Fire Officials: Woman rescued from Savannah River

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SAVANNAH, Ga (WSAV) — A North Carolina woman was rescued from the Savannah River.

Savannah Fire responded to a call about a person in the River, near the Waving Girl Statue around 9:30 p.m Friday night.

Firefighters from Rescue 1 jumped into the water, and swam underneath the Riverfront Plaza Dock and found a 23-yer-old woman unconscious.

The woman was pulled from the water and was resuscitated. 

She was alert and talking when she was transported to an area hospital.

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