Firefighter rescues young boy in Rapid Creek - KOTA Territory News

Firefighter rescues young boy in Rapid Creek

An off–duty Rapid City Firefighter's recent water rescue training was put to good use Thursday.

The unnamed firefighter saved a seven-year-old boy who slipped and fell into Rapid Creek. Officials say the current pinned the boy against a downed tree and pulled him under the water. The firefighter jumped in and pulled the boy out.

The young boy was then taken to a hospital to be evaluated.

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