Search and rescue call unfounded near Backus
BACKUS — Emergency and dive team personnel spent nearly two hours Wednesday night searching Big Portage Lake near Backus for a possible drowning victim.
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch said at about 6 p.m., a report came in of someone who possibly might have gone into the water. Burch said personnel with the Lakes Area Dive Team, Backus First Responders and Backus Fire Rescue assisted the sheriff’s department with the search.
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