Video: Off-duty firefighter helps Mich. troopers rescue boy, 10, from water
The 10-year-old was hanging on to a structure at the Four Mile Dam when the first responders arrived
By Leila Merrill
ALPENA COUNTY, Mich. — An off-duty Wilson Township firefighter and Michigan State Police troopers rescued a 10-year-old boy from the waters of the Four Mile Dam in Alpena Township on Thursday evening, WPBN/WGTU reported.
The boy was hanging on to a dam structure when the troopers arrived.
They used a personal floatation device to help the boy, and the off-duty firefighter, Christopher Kinsey, used the device to swim to the boy and escorted him to shore.
EMS providers assessed the child, and he went home.