Three men had to be rescued in Anchorage Tuesday after getting trapped by rising waters.
They were hanging out on a rock formation at the Turnagain Arm near McHugh Creek so they could see the predicted bore tide come in. That's a rare event where a large tidal wave forms in a river or estuary.
But the water around them got so high, they couldn't get back to land. They would have had to wait hours for the tide to go back out. But firefighters came to their rescue in a boat and brought the men back to shore.
No one was hurt.
Fire officials say the men were up high enough that they weren't in danger of being swept away by the current.
Alaska Dispatch via CNN Newssource