Four people were rescued from the Muscatatuck River

MUSCATATUCK – Four people were rescued Saturday after kayaking on the Muscatatuck River.

According to Vernon Fire Rescue reports, firefighters along with Jennings County Sheriff’s deputies and Jennings County medics were called to the river at about 10 p.m. Saturday night after a report of kayakers becoming lost somewhere between County Roads 150 West and 225 West.

Rescue workers went downstream on an airboat where they found three people on a sandbar who were waving a light in the air for help. The stranded kayakers and their kayaks were loaded into the airboat and rescuers continued downstream until they found the fourth person near the bridge at County Road 225 West.

No one was injured.