Three kids rescued from Rillito River

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

It happened Saturday evening near La Canada and River Road.

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

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

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

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