Skagit County, WA- The City of Burlington Fire Department was dispatched along with Local Law Enforcement to a Water Rescue call around 6:54 a.m. on July 29th, 2022 along the Skagit River in Burlington.
According to scanner audio archives, Skagit County 9-1-1 Dispatchers were told a male jumped into the Skagit River with Weights on and a female had jumped in as well.
Law Enforcement Officers from the Burlington Police Department as well as the Skagit County Sheriff’s Office Deputies have been on scene for several hours.
As of 11:20 a.m. the area is still closed to traffic and Law Enforcement and First responders are still on scene with a large tent set up.
This is a developing story and additional details will be released as they become available.