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3 calls lead to search and rescue operation

Posted at 8:39 AM, Feb 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-18 09:49:37-05

TOWN OF BLACK WOLF, Wis -- Everyone is safe after a search and rescue operation near Oshkosh.

Three calls came in around 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning.

No voice contact was made, but dispatchers could hear water in the background.

GPS determined the call was coming from Lake Winnebago.

Three fire departments responded along with the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department and Oshkosh Police Department.

During the search the caller texted officers, saying they were alright, and also apologized for the search.

Officers say they will follow up, and try to make face-to-face contact with the person.