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SASPAMCO -- A group of boaters has been rescued from the San Antonio River here, after becoming trapped on the Saspamco Paddling Trail. Members of the Wilson County Emergency Response Team -- which includes firefighters from La Vernia, Stockdale, and Eagle Creek -- rescued two men and three women from the river at approximately 10:30 p.m. Jan. 20, according to Chief Edwin Baker of the Stockdale Volunteer Fire Department.

Baker said the group of Bexar County residents began their river trek at approximately 3:30 p.m., after being told the passage was clear. However, they encountered a logjam in the vicinity of Gutierrez Lane and C.R. 125 and became trapped.

Wilson County Pct. 1 Commissioner Albert Gamez Jr., a lifelong Saspamco resident, said the group was unable to escape, because of a 50-foot cliff on the Gutierrez Lane side. On the other side was a hill, which was slick with mud, making it impossible to climb unassisted.

Gamez said crews accessed the boaters by crossing a pasture on F.M. 1303. They then lowered ropes down the muddy bank. Baker said this also allowed the group to pull their three kayaks and a canoe from the river. While the five -- dressed in T-shirts and shorts -- were cold, no one was injured.

This is the second time in less than a year that boaters have required rescue from the Saspamco Paddling Trail.

“People need to educate themselves on canoeing and on the river itself,” Baker said.
 

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