The LAFD Swift Water Rescue team battles raging waters in the LA River as they attempt to rescue a man trapped by rising waters on Monday, Dec. 24, 2012.
The LAFD Swift Water Rescue team battles raging waters in the LA River as they attempt to rescue a man trapped by rising waters on Monday, Dec. 24, 2012. The rescue was at the Victory Boulevard bridge over the LA River, where Los Angeles and Glendale meet. The man was transported to a Glendale hospital with severe hypothermia. (Mike Meadows/Special to the Daily News)