Agencies search for possible person in water in Oswego River

The Oswego Harbor West Pierhead Lighthouse stands as an active aid to navigation at the end of a 2,000-foot-long breakwater located off the coast of Oswego, New York, May 12, 2022. The breakwater, maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, ensures safe navigation for commercial and recreational vessels travelling on the Great Lakes and the Oswego River. (U.S. Army Photo by Avery Schneider)

OSWEGO, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Around 12:15 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, people near the Best Western in Oswego reported seeing a person in the water in the Oswego River.

The Oswego Fire Department deployed Marine One, its water rescue vessel, but no one was found.

The fire department then launched three other vessels, joining the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Coast Guard, who were on the water searching as well.

A helicopter from New York State Police and an Oswego County Dive Team also searched.

No person was found in the water, and the fire department has no reports of a missing person, but searches were still happening as of 3:45 p.m., the fire department said.

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