One particular person was killed and two others critically injured at a lake in Arizona on Sunday evening after a doable electrocution incident, in line with officers.
The Peoria Fireplace Division mentioned crews have been initially dispatched to a report of a doable drowning at Scorpion Bay on Lake Nice, situated north of Phoenix.
Peoria Fireplace Captain Mario Bravo mentioned that as extra data got here in throughout the response officers realized they weren’t simply coping with a drowning.
In line with Bravo, it’s believed the electrocution incident occurred on the finish of a dock at Scorpion Bay.
Peoria Fireplace tweeted concerning the incident round 7 p.m. native time on Sunday.
Models arriving on the scene discovered 5 sufferers in whole. Two have been transported to an space hospital in vital situation. Two others suffered accidents that weren’t life-threatening and refused transport.
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Workplace was conducting a physique restoration.
Bravo mentioned when fireplace crews arrived on the scene, they found there was an electrical present within the water and needed to safe the dock earlier than coming into the lake.
“At the moment we knew the water was energized and none of our firefighters have been to go in it till we may safe the electrical energy to the dock,” he informed reporters.
As soon as the dock was secured after a couple of minutes, rescue crews have been in a position to help these close to the dock. No officers have been harm responding to the scene.
“This was an remoted incident,” Bravo mentioned.
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Workplace has taken over the investigation, in line with FOX10.