Two firefighters and a street department worker rescued from dam in Chippewa Falls boat incident

  • Source: WKBT-TV CBS 8 La Crosse
  • Published: 06/07/2024 12:00 AM

Three people were rescued from the Glen Loch Dam in Chippewa Falls Wednesday. According to Chippewa Falls Fire and Emergency Services, crews were dispatched to Erickson Park for reports of a boat stuck on the dam. Responders found two firefighters and one street department worker in the boat. They were working on repairing safety buoys above the dam when they were overcome by the current, according to the release. Fire crews were able to secure the boat remove each person without injury. Six agencies assisted Chippewa Falls Fire & Emergency Services with this incident.


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