4 people rescued from James River near Belle Isle in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Fire and Emergency Personnel report that they just rescued four people who got stuck out on the rocks near Belle Isle Saturday evening.

Officials said they initially got the call about a person needing assistance at around 7:52 p.m.

Ten minutes later, crews arrived on scene and made contact with an individual who told them there more people up river who needed assistance.

By 8:20 p.m. officials said that all four people had been rescued from the river with no injuries.


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