Merdith Fire Department
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Fatal Boating Accident on Lake Winnipesaukee
November 9, 2019

Meredith companies, along with Gilford, Laconia and Stewart's Ambulance companies, were alerted at 18:14 of a boating accident near Bear Island. Initial reports were that the boat, with two occupants on board, had run aground. Additional information from Lakes Region Mutual Fire Aid Communications Center to responding companies advised CPR was in progress on one occupant. Gilford's 8 Boat 1 arrived on scene and reported shortly after that one occupant was fatally injured and the second occupant had a serious head injury. Laconia's 13 Boat 1 arrived and assisted with patient care. 8 Boat 1 transported the injured patient to the Stewart's Ambulance that was staging at the Meredith Public Dock on Lovejoy Sands Road. Meredith Fire personnel assisted with the patient transfer from 8 Boat 1 to the Stewart's Ambulance. The patient was transported to Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia.

13 Boat 1 maintained possession of the scene until the arrival of New Hampshire Marine Patrol.

All companies were placed in service at 21:46.

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Meredith Fire Department 286 Daniel Webster Highway, Meredith, NH 03253 (603) 279-6061