COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Springs Fire Department returned to Red Rock Open Space Wednesday morning, after receiving a report of a missing swimmer in the water Thursday night.
The department said it’s now performing a recovery operation for a drowning victim, though an identity for that person has not been released.
The CSFD PIO tweeted the following information on the situation Tuesday night:
According to the fire department, firefighters searched for a person who apparently fell into the water until 1 a.m. Wednesday morning. However, they were not able to locate the victim and had to suspend search efforts until the next day.
The park is currently open, but park rangers are staffed throughout the area.
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