Madison Fire Responds to Lake Mendota for Three in Water

  • Location

    600 block N. Lake Street
    Madison, WI 53706
  • Incident Date

    Dispatch: Feb. 23, 2024 - 1:55am
    Arrival: Feb. 23, 2024 - 1:57am
  • Incident Type

    Lake Rescue

43.0758125, -89.3973333

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Incident Details

Downtown MFD crews were dispatched to Lake Mendota, near North Lake Street, for reports of three people who fell through the ice. UWPD also responded to the scene, and UWPD dispatchers guided Madison Fire to the exact location of the individuals in need of people. 

Engine Co. 1 arrived to find two people still on the ice or in the water. Engine 1 tossed a rescue rope to them, and both were guided back to shore together. No injuries were reported. 

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