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Saskatoon’s fire department sees 2 water rescues Monday morning

Fire crews saved two women early Monday morning in two separate water rescues. File / Global News

The Saskatoon Fire Department said they had back-to-back water rescues Monday morning.

A call came in around 3:38 a.m. to Saskatoon Police of a woman in the water under the Circle Drive Bridge.

When fire crews arrived, they found a woman calling for help north of the bridge.

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The water rescue team was dispatched, and a member was tethered as they entered the water and pulled the woman back to shore.

The woman was on the shore by 4:04 a.m., but fire crews received another call at 6:41 a.m. of a woman hanging off a log in the river near Ravine Drive.

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A water rescue team was dispatched again, and saved the woman by boat, with her back on shore by 6:55 a.m.

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