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Firefighters Rescue Stranded Teens From Danbury's West Lake Reservoir

The Danbury Fire Department prepares to launch the zodiac rescue boat into West Lake Reservoir near the pump station off Middle River Road. Photo Credit: Facebook: Danbury Professional Fire Fighters, Local 801, IAFF
Danbury firefighters set out on the zodiac rescue boat on West Lake Reservoir to rescue four swimmers from an island. Photo Credit: Facebook: Danbury Professional Fire Fighters, Local 801, IAFF

DANBURY, Conn. — Danbury firefighters put their Zodiac boat into the water Friday afternoon to retrieve four teenagers who were stranded after swimming out to an island in of West Lake Reservoir, according to firefighters and the News-Times.

After the four swam out to the island, one was unable to make it back, the News-Times said. Firefighters picked them up and said there were no injuries in the incident, the News-Times said.

The Danbury Fire Department set up at the pump station off of Middle River Road, where they launched their zodiac rescue boat.

West Lake Reservoir Boat Rescue. 4 persons stranded on island. C30, E25, T1, TAC1 w/ Boat & DPD. https://www.facebook.com/Local801/photos/a.752377398155934.1073741835.205663166160696/1151920021535001/?type=3

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