Water Rescue

Crews searching the South Platte River (credit: CBS)

Swift Waters Claim 3 Lives In Colorado Over Weekend

Swift water in Colorado claimed three lives over the weekend in Colorado, with one man still missing. Authorities are urging everyone to stay out of rushing rivers and creeks.

06/23/2015

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Divers Search For Missing Tuber Along South Platte River

Denver Firefighter rescue units worked to rescue a man who went tubing on the South Platte River on Saturday afternoon.

06/20/2015

Gore Creek in Vail (credit: vailgov.com)

Girls Tubing In Only Bathing Suits Rescued From Gore Creek In Vail

Four girls who were tubing had to be rescued from Gore Creek in Vail on Monday afternoon.

06/16/2015

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Conditions Are Right For Swift Water Rescue Training

Rescue crews practiced their skills in the water at Bear Creek Lake Park on Thursday to be well-prepared for flooding and related evacuations.

05/29/2015

Clear Creek (credit: CBS)

1 Dead In Clear Creek After Raft Overturned

One woman was confirmed dead in a rafting accident after a water rescue in Clear Creek Friday afternoon.

05/22/2015

Horsetooth Reservoir (credit: CBS)

Horsetooth Reservoir Nearly At Capacity, Concerns Over Rising Water Levels

With more rain in the forecast flood concerns are on the rise for people living along the Front Range. Many rivers are running at above or average flows for this time of year and that includes Horsetooth Reservoir in Fort Collins.

05/06/2015

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Heavy Rain Overnight Leads To Some Street Flooding

Storms rolled across the Denver metro area periodically throughout the overnight hours and brought heavy rain.

08/26/2014

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Driver Recalls Truck ‘Exploding’ Prior To Daring Water Rescue

A CBS4 camera captured a daring water rescue on Sept. 12. Now we’re hearing from the two firefighters who did that rescue and one of the drivers who saved himself.

09/23/2013

Rock Creek flooding washes out Dillon Road on Sept. 12, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Man Thankful To Be Alive After Dramatic Water Rescue

CBS4’s cameras were rolling after a road collapsed near Highway 287 and Dillon Road and a driver got trapped in an overturned car in Rock Creek.

09/13/2013

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Man Swept Into Denver Drainage Ditch Rescued

An elderly man who was walking his dog has been rescued after being swept away by rushing water down a Denver drainage ditch.

09/13/2013

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