Workers on the Tacoma Tideflats helped rescue a young man early Wednesday who appeared to be swimming in the area, according to Tacoma Fire.
Crews got a report about 6:30 a.m. of a man in the water near the 800 block of Portland Avenue. The swimmer, who police said is 18, had already been helped out of the water by the workers when emergency teams arrived, Deputy Fire Chief Jolene Davis said.
Firefighters took the man to St. Joseph Medical Center, where was is stable condition late Wednesday.
It’s not entirely clear why the young man had been in the …