A call to save two turned into saving 54 from the French Broad River Monday afternnon. Shortly before 4:30 P.M., 911 received a call about two kids got stuck under a tree.
Kids from a Jewish camp from Memphis and Georgia were enjoying themselves on the French Broad River until the weather changed.
After the Sevierville Fire Department had rescued the two from under the trees, they were informed of a large group in trouble further up the river.
The SFD and the Sevier County Rescue Squad, in three inflatable boats headed up river towards the Dam to investigate.
When the rescue team reached the group they were asked if they needed help.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.