Crews pull car out of pond in Union County water rescue

(Wingate Volunteer Fire Department (custom credit))
Published: Dec. 29, 2018 at 11:23 PM EST
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UNION COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - Crews pulled a vehicle out of a pond in Union County in a water rescue Saturday night.

According to the Wingate Volunteer Fire Department, the incident happened around 7 p.m.

The Wingate Fire Department was dispatched to a water rescue in the area.

Upon arrival, officials found a vehicle mostly submerged in a retention pond behind Rock Rest Elementary.

Tonight around 1900 hours, Wingate Fire Department was dispatched to a water rescue. Upon arrival, found a vehicle...

Posted by Wingate Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday, December 29, 2018

Emergency officials say all occupants had gotten out of the vehicle before crews arrived.

The Monroe Fire Department was called for assistance with their boat to help secure the tow trucks lines to the vehicle for recovery efforts.

The vehicle was removed from the pond without any incident.

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