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Two Men and a Dog Rescued from Cheney Lake After Boat Capsizes


RENO COUNTY, Kan. – Two men and a dog were rescued early Saturday morning after the boat they were in capsized on Cheney Lake.

According to Reno County Emergency Management Director Adam Weishaar, Fire District 9 was called out just after 6 a.m. after one of the male occupants was able to call 911.

The men and their dog were found clinging to the side of the boat in icy water about 200 yards from Mr. D’s boat ramp. The Hutchinson Fire Department water rescue team also responded and was able to quickly launch a boat and rescue them.

They were brought back to shore and were treated and released by Haven EMS.