Our Dept. along with Medic 1 were dispatched at 3:02 a.m. this morning for a report of two people in the water on the Wisconsin River near the address of 3907 Trails End Loop. Newbold Fire was dispatched with their air boat along with the Oneida County Dive Team. Rescue 1 proceeded to Pine Harbor Bar to launch our boat. One of the men was able to get out of the water and was transported to St. Mary’s for treatment.
At approximately 11:27 a.m., the other subject was found deceased in the backwaters of Boom Lake.
Also assisting us on scene was an HRD dog from Stevens Point, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Little Rice Fire Department Canteen, Oneida County Medical Examiner Office, Rhinelander Rescue.
Our dept. was on scene for approximately 10 hours.