Units from Huddleston Rescue and the Lake Department responded to an initial report of two individuals missing. Apparantly two individuals took a small boat out to Brides Island at the mouth of Cratic Creek. Apparantly one person jump into the water and ran into trouble and the second individual went in to assist the first and both individuals drowned.
The Smith Mountain Lake Marine Fire/Rescue is actively seeking new members. Members can be firefighters, EMT's or simply someone that wants to help the community. If you feel that you have that calling to help others, that is the person we would like to speak with. Please drop us a note on this page or submit an application at Bedford County Department of Fire and Rescue.
Remember, "MANY HANDS, MAKE LIGHT WORK"!