(9-9-20) At 8:23 PM on September 8, 2020 the Sidney Fire Department was dispatched to the Miami River for a person in the water near the River’s Edge Roadhouse. Upon arrival, a Shelby County Sheriff Deputy found a shirt from a possible victim. The Miami River was searched from River Edge’s Bar to Roadside Park.
The individual has not yet been located at this time, no name has been released at this time.
The search has been called off for now unless other information on the subject is reported to Sidney Police or the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.
A Box Alarm was dispatched to recall all off duty Sidney firefighters.
Piqua Fire was called for a boat. Lockington Fire responded to the scene. Anna Fire and Perry Port Salem Rescue Squad responded to Station 1 to man the station in the event other calls.
The Sidney Police and the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the search. The Ohio Highway Patrol provided a helicopter to search the River.