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Great Falls agencies conducting river rescue on Missouri River near Broadwater Bay

Posted at 5:21 PM, Jun 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-18 19:55:58-04

GREAT FALLS — Great Falls Fire Rescue (GFFR) and the Great Falls Police Department (GFPD), among other local agencies, responded to a river rescue on the Missouri Tuesday afternoon near Broadwater Bay.

“Expect increased traffic on lower River Road and Broadwater Bay at this time,” GFFR wrote in a Facebook post.

Responding vehicles and blockades are currently obstructing traffic on River Drive South across from the Meadowlark Country Club.

At this time, the apparent responding agencies include Great Falls Fire Rescue, the Great Falls Police Department, Great Falls Emergency Services and the Cascade County Sheriff’s Office.

This is a developing story, and MTN News has a reporter on the scene of the rescue. We will provide updated information as it becomes available.

Multiple engine companies and the fire rescue boat are entire to a river rescue in district one… expect increased…

Posted by Great Falls Fire Rescue on Tuesday, June 18, 2019