Teen rescued from rocks along the Chattahoochee River

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COLUMBUS, Ga. — Columbus Fire Chief Ricky Shores tells News 3 a 17-year-old girl has been rescued from rocks along the Chattahoochee River Thursday afternoon.

The rescue happened close to where boats are put into the water for a river rescue training drill.

Shores says the teen was standing on the rocks when the water rose.

The teen was not wearing a proper flotation device when she got stuck, but she is expected to be okay.

Shores urges all visitors to the river to use caution.

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