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Firefighters rescue barge worker from Miss. River

7 years 4 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, February 21 2017 Feb 21, 2017 February 21, 2017 7:59 PM February 21, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

PORT ALLEN - Firefighters rescued a barge worker after she fell into the Mississippi River Tuesday night.

Sources say the woman fell into the water while loading a barge at the Louis Dreyfus loading dock in Port Allen. The woman allegedly clung to a life ring until firefighters were able to get her out of the water. 

EMS transported the woman to the hospital. Her condition is currently unknown.

A WBRZ news unit is on the scene. We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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