The boat was tied off and stopped before reaching the dam, and fire crews were able to get the men out of the water with no injuries.
This is the second time in the five days that the Troy Fire Department has responded to a call for a water rescue. Pemberton said the elevated water is to blame. The Miami Valley has been hit with heavy rain the last several days.
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“Stay away from your local river, stick to your local pools if you want to swim,” Pemberton said. “The river is just too high and too dangerous to be around right now.”
In both incidents, the victims were not wearing life vests.