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Difficult water rescue of 4

UPDATE: 9:20 p.m.

Four people were rescued after being stranded in the Capilano River.

The rescue mission was difficult and crews had a rough time getting to the four people.

Highway 1 has now re-opened. 


ORIGINAL: 7:05 p.m.

Firefighters in North Vancouver are performing a swift water rescue in Capilano river.

“The darkness will make a swift water and rope rescue more difficult,” said District North Vancouver firefighters on Twitter.

Crews responded to the area at about 6:50 p.m. on Wednesday. 

DriveBC said Highway 1 eastbound, the right lane at Capilano Road is blocked for the water rescue.

It is not clear at this time how many people are being rescued.



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