First responders perform water rescue along Appomattox River

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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Chesterfield County Fire and EMS rescued three people from the Appomattox River on Sunday.

First responders were called to an area near the 21400 block of Penmar Drive in Petersburg at approximately 12:24 p.m. for an “above water rescue.”

Lieutenant Kenny Mitchell told 8News that the individuals were brought to shore by the Chesterfield County Fire and EMS water rescue team, but they did not require medical treatment.

The scene is now clear.

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