Two people rescued from La Crosse River

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT)- Two people were rescued from the La Crosse River Tuesday night.

The call came in just before 8:00 p.m. for two people who became stranded on logs while tubing down the river.

The first crews arrived on scene within 6 minutes.

The La Crosse Fire Department deployed a rescue boat from Earl’s Landing and a Rapid Deployment Craft (RDC) from behind a location along Hwy. 16.

The two people were safely brought to shore by 8:11 p.m.