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Firefighters respond to Howe Avenue bridge, where jumper makes it to shore

Sacramento Fire Department rescue personnel responded to the Howe Avenue Bridge, where a man jumped into the American River.

A fire department boat was also ordered to respond about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday to the help in the search and rescue for the man. The fire department tweeted shortly after firefighters responded that the man was out of the water.

He was being evaluated by firefighter medical personnel and county park rangers.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews