|Sister and Brother escape tsunami on Oregon Coast|
|Published on Saturday March 12, 2011 - 7:38 AM|
According to Oregon State Police Sergeant Scott Punch, on March 11, 2011 at approximately 9:53 a.m. Curry County 9-1-1 received a call of two people swept into the ocean during a tsunami surge in the Pistol River area west of Highway 101 near milepost 338. Punch arrived four minutes later and saw two unnamed Pistol River volunteer firefighters pulling a female from the surf. Punch helped the volunteer firefighters carry the woman onto the beach to higher ground ahead of another surge.