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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Emergency Personnel Respond to Lake Monroe on a Search and Rescue

LAKE MONROE - JUNE 16, 2022 - Emergency Personnel are on the scene of a Search & Rescue Operation at Lake Monroe.

Courtesy photos provided by Katrina Ramey, Bedford

The incident was reported at 5:18 p.m. with a person who fell into the water. The original person was located, however a second person who attempted the rescue is now missing.

The area where the efforts are being focused on is around the Hardin Ridge of the lake.

Several emergency personnel are on the scene at both Fairfax Beach and Hardin Ridge area of Lake Monroe.

Monroe Fire Protection District Marine Unit, Monroe County Sheriff's Department Dive Team, Indiana State Police Dive Team, Indiana Conservations Department, and IU Lifeline Ambulance Service Bloomington are on the scene at this time.

Lawrence County Zephyr will update this developing story when more information becomes available.

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