Firefighters working to locate missing creek swimmer


WAPPINGERS FALLS – The New Hackensack Fire Department is being assisted by firefighters from multiple neighboring departments to locate a missing swimmer in the Wappinger Creek in the area of the Hudson Valley Regional Airport.

New Hackensack FD was dispatched to a report of a possible drowning shortly after 6:00 pm Tuesday.  The New Hamburg FD launched their boat from a downstream location and is assisting in the search.  Professional firefighters from Arlington have responded to the area of Helen Drive to assist while the LaGrange professional firefighters with their swiftwater rescue team responded around 7:00 p.m.

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