EAST GOLD LAKE, Minn. – Emergency personnel responded to a possible drowning Sunday afternoon, May 26, near Gull Lake Resort in East Gull Lake.
A call for help was placed about 3:55 p.m. Pillager Area Fire and Rescue Chief Gregler said the initial scanner report said three children were in the water. On scene it was learned the victims were three adults. Ringler said one of the adults was able to grab the other two people and swim back to shore. Once they were out of the lake, they were all breathing and speaking, Ringler said.
Ringler said all three were transported by ambulance to Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd
The Cass and Crow's County Sheriff's Offices, Minnesota State Patrol, Pillager Fire and Rescue and North America's Ambulance Assisted at the Scene.
The Cass County Sheriff's Office has already responded to two possible drownings this past week. Authorities responded to the afternoon of Monday, May 20, where 69-year-old Sandra Crow of Mora, Minn., Was found unresponsive in the water, near the Woodland Resort, on Kabekona Bay of Leech Lake, just north of Walker. , Minn.
The sheriff's office then responded Tuesday, May 21