A man is rescued on the Spokane River near East Upriver Drive

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SPOKANE, Wash. — The Spokane Valley Fire Department rescued a man on the Spokane River.

Crews reported to a water rescue mission on East Upriver Drive near Arbor Crest Wine Cellars.

A man was kayaking and lost his paddle. After losing his paddle, he managed to scramble up on a rock.

Crews brought a powerboat and managed to rescue him safely and successfully.