Indianapolis fire crew makes 18th water rescue in 19 days

Indianapolis Fire Department performs a water rescue of a kayaker on July 12, 2017, at Mud Creek in the 8800 block of Sergant Road. (Provided Photo/IFD)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Indianapolis Fire Department on Wednesday afternoon made its 18th water rescue in 19 days.

Indianapolis Fire Department performs a water rescue of a kayaker on July 12, 2017, at Mud Creek in the 8800 block of Sergant Road. (Provided Photo/IFD)

Wednesday’s rescue involved a 21-year-old kayaker in a tree at Mud Creek. Crews were dispatched at 4:23 p.m. to the 8800 block of Sargent Road.

The man was rescued shortly before 5 p.m. He was unhurt, medics said.

A release from IFD did not identify the man.

Indianapolis Fire Department performs a water rescue of a kayaker on July 12, 2017, at Mud Creek in the 8800 block of Sergant Road. (Provided Photo/IFD)

Heavy rain has led to swollen waterways across central Indiana.

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