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Caught on Camera: River rescue in New Hampshire

Crews responded to Campton, near the White Mountain National Forest, after a man slid down some rocks and was stranded on the edge of a raging river Thursday. (Campton-Thornton Fire Rescue)

CAMPTON, NH (WGME) -- Crews responded to Campton, near the White Mountain National Forest, after a man slid down some rocks and was stranded on the edge of a raging river Thursday.

A rope system was set up and a rescuer was lowered down to the man.

They put a harness on him and were able to bring him back up safely.

Officials say the water was ice cold and they treated the man for exposure.

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