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Fire crews rescue a woman after she fell down an embankment and into the water

Huntsville fire crews respond to call for "water rescue"

Posted: May. 22, 2018 6:47 AM
Updated: May. 22, 2018 6:49 AM

 Huntsville Fire and Rescue crews rescued a woman Tuesday morning after she fell down an embankment and into Pinhook Creek.

It happened just after 6 am. Officials say the woman may have been smoking when she lost her footing and fell down into the water. Crews were able to pull her up to safety using a full body brace. She was loaded into the back of an ambulance and taken to the hospital for an evaluation.

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