Thompson, Manitoba – On October 26, 2021, at approximately 6:25 pm, Thompson RCMP received a call that a 17-year-old female was in distress in the Burntwood River, close to the Miles Hart Bridge in Thompson, Manitoba. Officers responded immediately and could hear the female in the water.
Thompson RCMP and Thompson Fire and Emergency Services deployed boats in the water and were able to locate and rescue the female as she was struggling to keep afloat. It is believed she was in the water for approximately 15 minutes.
RCMP transported the female to shore, where she was taken to local hospital for treatment.
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