News release from the Fort Wayne Fire Department:
Water Rescue, 801 North Anthony Boulevard
Fort Wayne Fire Fighters responded to a report of subjects in the water downstream of the Hosey Dam. Upon arrival Fort Wayne Firefighters pulled two victims from the south shore of the Maumee River downstream of the dam.
Additional reports advised of a third person being missing. Fort Wayne Water Rescue and New Haven Fire Department performed searches of the Maumee River downstream with five boats late into the evening. Searches were suspended until daylight due to responder safety associated with darkness, speed of current, and water level.
The Fort Wayne Fire Department was assisted by the Fort Wayne Police Department, Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Three Rivers Ambulance Authority, & New Haven Fire Department.