At around 9:30 on Thursday evening a call came in for a possible boating accident involving a bass boat and a chris craft boat. Intial reports were that two people were injured. Companies 11, 7, 10, squad 7, 14-8 and County 10 responed. Life Guard 10 was dispatched and landed to stage at Parkway Marina. One patient was flown to the hospital and one person was presumed drowned. Units continued their search till after 2:00am.
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"!