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Firefighters rescue man stranded on island in Waterbury

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Firefighters rescue man stranded on piece of land with Naugatuck River rising all around him. (Waterbury Fire Fighters Association, IAFF Local 1339) Firefighters rescue man stranded on piece of land with Naugatuck River rising all around him. (Waterbury Fire Fighters Association, IAFF Local 1339)
WATERBURY, CT (WFSB) -

Waterbury firefighters were able to save a homeless man who was stuck on a piece of land with Naugatuck River rising all around him.

The unidentified man was on a strip of land north of the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge. Waterbury firefighters were called to perform the rescue.

Once they reached the man, he was bought “to a safer extraction point further down the river,” Waterbury firefighters.

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