September 11, 2018

2 Boys Rescued From Rain-Swollen Creek In Indianapolis

Indianapolis firefighters rescued two boys who were swept into Fall Creek on Monday. - Provided by Indianapolis Fire Department

Indianapolis firefighters rescued two boys who were swept into Fall Creek on Monday.

Provided by Indianapolis Fire Department

Indianapolis firefighters rescued two boys from rain-swollen Fall Creek while searches continue for two men, one in the Ohio River and the other in Sugar Creek in western Indiana.

Fire Battalion Chief Rita Reith says the two boys were rescued Monday evening on the city's northeast side. She says a 13-year-old boy was on a low-head dam and a 12-year-old was clinging to a tree branch.

In southwestern Indiana, the state Department of Natural Resources says that a boat carrying two men from Owensboro, Kentucky, was pulled into the Newburgh Dam on the Ohio River. They say one was rescued from the dam and the other is missing.

Crews also are searching Sugar Creek near Crawfordsville for a man spotted going underwater Sunday.

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