AFD, EMS rescue 2 people from middle of Shoal Creek

AUSTIN – Emergency crews have pulled two people who were stuck on a rock in the middle of Shoal Creek to safety Monday morning.

Austin-Travis County EMS initially said crews were responding to a “reported male stuck on rock in swiftwater” in the 800 block of West 11th Street, and Austin Fire Department said a swift water team was working to rescue two people stuck on a rock in the middle of Shoal Creek near House Park.

AFD said a crew dropped a ladder to the pair, and that they were able to get to safety.

EMS and AFD both said the call came in around 6:25 a.m. Aug. 7.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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