Riverside County firefighters have responded to two near drowning incidents this Labor Day weekend, one in Palm Desert and another in Lake Elsinore.
In the first, a man was said to be in stable condition at a hospital after nearly drowning in the 77000 block of New York Avenue in Palm Desert on Saturday at 3:50 p.m., said Jennifer Fuhrman of the Riverside County Fire Department.
His injury was described as minor.
Just a short time later, at 4:12 p.m. Saturday, firefighters responded to a report of a possible drowning at the La Laguna Resort and Boat Launch at 32040 Riverside Drive in Lake Elsinore, Fuhrman said.
“Firefighters on scene reported two patients needing assistance from a disabled watercraft,” she said.
A man taken to a hospital was in stable condition and a juvenile was released to his parents at the scene, Fuhrman said.
The extent of the man’s injury was not disclosed.
— City News Service contributed to this report.