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11 rescued from river after stranded while tubing

August 12, 2019

MONTCHANIN, Del. (AP) — Eleven people are safe after their tubing trip on a river in Pennsylvania ended on rocks in Delaware.

Police tell WPVI-TV the group started tubing on the Brandywine River in Chester County, Pennsylvania, on Sunday. But they called 911 when they became stranded on rocks around 9 p.m.

It took firefighters about an hour to reach the group. They were taken to the Smith Bridge in Montchanin, Delaware, around 11 p.m.

The tubers were treated for hypothermia.

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