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      Rainy day river swimmer causes concern in Columbia

      Emergency crews responding to a possible water rescue call found a person swimming the Congaree River in the rain Tuesday.

      COLUMBIA (WACH) - Emergency crews responding to a possible water rescue call found a person swimming the Congaree River in the rain Tuesday.

      A spokesperson with the Columbia Fire Department says a citizen called authorities Tuesday afternoon after seeing someone in the river.

      Fire officials say responding crews made contact with the swimmer, who was not in distress.