1 injured, 1 missing on Lake Fairview after reports of lightning

One student is in hospital and another is missing as Orlando firefighters respond to a rowing complex at Lake Fairview on Thursday night, firefighters said. Orlando Fire said a five-man rowing team people were training on the water at the North Orlando Rowing Complex before 6 p.m. when their boat capsized. Lightning was also detected nearby. Only one patient was taken to AdventHealth. Three other students who were on the boat were able to return home safely with their parents. The search for the missing person continued. In an update Friday morning, police said they searched for the student overnight and Thursday morning. Several law enforcement agencies, including the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Seminole County Sheriff’s Office, and Orange County Fire Department. . The Orlando Police Department remained at the scene. “We are currently using our search models. We have identified where we believe the boat has capsized and are looking for it. We will be using additional technology from our partners in the area which can help us see if we can locate our missing child” , said Executive Assistant Chief Ian David of the Orlando Police Department.[/twitter]The ages of the students were not available, but the resort’s online schedule calls for the middle school and JV/Varsity teams to practice all evening. Watch the press conference below:

One student is in hospital and another is missing as Orlando firefighters respond to a rowing complex at Lake Fairview Thursday night, according to firefighters.

Orlando Fire said a five-person rowing team was practicing on the water at the North Orlando Rowing complex before 6 p.m. when their boat capsized. Lightning was also detected nearby.

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Only one patient was taken to AdventHealth.

Three other students who were on the boat were able to return home safely with their parents.
The search for the missing person continued.

In an update Friday morning, police said they searched for the student overnight and Thursday morning.

Several law enforcement agencies, including the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Seminole County Sheriff’s Office, and Orange County Fire Rescue.

According to the OPD, at around 5:30 a.m. Thursday, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit took two boats with sonar to the scene.

The Orlando Police Department remained at the scene.

“We are currently using our search models. We have identified where we believe the boat has capsized and are looking for it. We will be using additional technology from our partners in the area that can help us see if we can locate our missing child.” said Deputy Chief Executive Ian David of the Orlando Police Department.

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The ages of the students were not available, but the resort’s online schedule calls for the middle school and JV/Varsity teams to practice all evening.

Watch the press conference below:

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