Family Rescued from James River

Rockbridge Co., VA - A family is safe after Rockbridge County officials say they had to be rescued from the James River late Sunday night.

According to Emergency Management Coordinator Robert Foresman, a swiftwater rescue team was called to the Balcony Falls area of the James at about 10 p.m.

He says the family was stranded on the opposite side of the river.

By about midnight, Foresman says the family was safe with first responders.