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Two men rescued on Green River in Kent

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on June 22, 2011 at 6:26 pm |
June 22, 2011 8:28 pm

Two men were rescued today on the Green River in Flaming Geyser State Park after their rafts hit a snag of logs and flipped over, according to the Kent Fire Department.

Both men climbed onto nearby logs but could not reach the shore. A third man safely made it to the riverbank on his own.

Rescue personnel waded into the water about 4 p.m. and pulled the men to shore. Neither were injured.

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