Crews rescue children from water in southeast Colorado Springs

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COLORADO SPRINGS– Firefighters with Colorado Springs Fire Department rescued two children from the river near Chelton and Academy.

From a video tweeted by CSFD, the children were sitting on a rock in the water. CSFD stated that the two kids were playing at the bottom of the Sand Creek riverbed when the heavy rainfall started.

By 5:30 p.m., both children were sucessfully rescued. They will be treated by paramedics on scene.

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