Three kids rescued from Rillito River - Tucson News Now

Three kids rescued from Rillito River

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Tucson, Ariz. (TucsonNewsNow) Crews from Northwest Fire rescued three kids from the Rillito River.

It happened Saturday evening near La Canada and River Road.

Northwest Fire says they responded to several calls of three kids caught in a flash flood.

When they arrived they found them stuck on the sand bar and they were unable to get out.

Responders say the water was quickly rising, but the kids did the right thing by staying together.

The rescue team was able to bring all three back to the bank of the river without injury.

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