One Person Rescued From Lake Monona

Incident Type: 
Lake Rescue
Dispatch: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021 - 11:28pm
Arrival: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021 - 11:33pm
Address: 
10 John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI
Narrative: 

Engine Co. 3 and Medic 3 responded to Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, where someone reportedly jumped into the lake. The person began to struggle in the water, and bystanders helped him stay above water by throwing him a fishing net.

The Dane County Sheriff’s Office and MFD Lake Rescue Team each prepared to respond via boat. In the meantime, a firefighter from Engine 3 was able to enter the water, provide the man a life preserver, secure him to a rescue line, and assist him back to shore. Paramedics transported him to a local hospital for further medical evaluation.

Posted 11/02/2021 - 7:46am