Fresno Canal Rescue

May 24, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Fresno firefighters rescued a man trapped underwater in his car for at least 45 minutes.The man's car was found upside down in a canal near North Avenue and Rolindo around 11 o'clock Friday night.

He was the only person in the car.

Don Bier, Fresno City Fire, says "A farmer tending to irrigation noticed it and called it in. What we heard was he had to go home to get his cell phone? so there was about a 45 minute delay."

The man was taken to a Fresno hospital. His condition is not known.


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