Raleigh Fire Department and Falls Fire Department units on the Neuse River, responding in the vicinity of 3320 Canoe Brook Parkway. Dispatched as a drowning for Engine 22, EMS 15, Medic 93, and District 3. Kayak overturned in water several hundred feed upstream for behind that location. Boater found clinging to tree in midstream. Rescue 1 and boat trailer, USAR 801 (swift water rescue unit), and Battalion 1 added to call. Falls units also responded, along with additional EMS resources including EMS 66. Rescue 1 and USAR 801 responded to Falls Lake canon launch area, below dam. Boater reached by Falls firefighter in second craft. Two recovery points established downstream, behind Canoe Brook Parkway and at Capital Boulevard. Boater and firefighter brought to waiting units at first recovery point. Dispatched about 3:30 p.m. “C” shift. Mike Legeros photographs.
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