Piermont Fire Department Dive Team rescues swimmer

News 12 is told the dive team and a crew of first responders were dispatched to help save an exhausted swimmer who has autism.

News 12 Staff

Aug 24, 2021, 11:23 AM

Updated 1,053 days ago

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Some heroic moments were caught on camera in Nyack Monday as the Piermont Fire Department Dive Team executed a dramatic water rescue.
News 12 is told the dive team and a crew of first responders were dispatched to help save an exhausted swimmer who has autism.
They say rescuers were on the scene in less than five minutes to help her out. 
They say once the swimmer was on their marine unit, she was immediately evaluated by EMTs and transferred to Nyack Ambulance.


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