Amherst, Bedford County crews rescue individuals stranded on rocks in James River

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BIG ISLAND, Va. (WFXR) – Rescue crews have responded to five individuals being trapped on rocks on the James River.

The call came in at 4:53 p.m. that mentioned the individuals were stuck between an island and a bank and a rock on the James River.

The Director of Public Safety for Amherst County, Sam Bryant tells WFXR News that the Swift Water Rescue Team was able to safely recover the individuals.

Bedford County crews and the Amherst County Swift Water Rescue Team assisted in safely recovering the individuals.

No injuries have been reported.

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