Mannequin, not person, in water sparks emergency call in Harwich, boat search

  • Source: Springfield News-Sun
  • Published: 04/16/2019 12:00 AM

VIDEO: When the Harwich Fire Department in Massachusetts got the call Monday afternoon that someone had seen what looked like a person in the water off the Bells Neck Conservation, they rushed to the scene. "We have a standard response policy for a person in the water," said Harwich Fire Lt. Scott Tyldesley. That response involves several agencies and a lot of equipment. "We automatically activate our dive team in case they’re needed they’re on the way," Tyldesley said. "We knew it was a remote area that would be a tough area and we have a small boat that we were able to get and launch in remote areas.


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