Rescue turns to mayday

Swift-water rescue team saves lives but faces near disaster

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

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Rob Holland, Blake Webb, Gene Holland, Delton Bush, Kevin Higgins, Charles Strickland and Steve Camporna pose for a group photo following their harrowing rescue experiences on the Illinois River last week.

Rob Holland, Blake Webb, Gene Holland, Delton Bush, Kevin Higgins, Charles Strickland and Steve Camporna pose for a group photo following their harrowing rescue experiences on the Illinois River last week.

With six people and two dogs in an inflatable Zodiac swift-water rescue boat, team leader Kevin Higgins could not know that disaster lurked seconds away.


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