Boys saved from rushing water of Hoosic River

Two boys were saved from the rushing water of the Hoosic River in North Adams on Tuesday.

The boys are 12 years old and 8 years old, NewsChannel 13’s media partners at The Berkshire Eagle report.

Two of the rescuers were off-duty firefighters who quickly jumped into action.

One boy was holding on to a rock to fight the current.

Both were rescued, and taken to Berkshire Medical Center as a precaution.