Vestavia Hills FD recover 6 boaters stranded along Cahaba River
Vestavia Hills Fire Department on the scene. Source: John Huddleston/WBRC
VESTAVIA HILLS, AL (WBRC) -
The Vestavia Hills Police Department says that fire crews have located 6 people stranded along the Cahaba River.
Lt. Brian Gilham says that the three adults and 3 juveniles were stranded on the bank of the river. The group told authorities that they were rafting when it became too dark for them to make it safely to their landing point.
Gilham says no one is injured and the people communicated with fire crews by cellphone.