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3 Hospitalized, 20 Assisted To Shore Off American River

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) - Sacramento Metro Fire was busy on the American River today as at least three people were transported to the hospital and 20 rafters needed help to shore.

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According to Metro, an incident at the San Juan rapids involved 12 people being pulled to shore. No injuries were reported.

At the boat takeout near Sunrise Boulevard, a man jumped into the water from a boat. Metro spent nearly 30 minutes searching for the individual until he was located safely out of the water.

Additionally, a medical emergency along the Cosumnes River near Dillard Road called for one victim to be transported by air to a nearby hospital.

No exact numbers have been released for Metro's American River activity as of yet.

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