Crews pull body of missing boy from pond, officials say

IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. -- Crews pulled the body of a missing boy from a pond in Iredell County at about 10:45 p.m. Monday, officials said.

Authorities, including a dive team, responded to a report of a missing child near a body of water in Iredell County earlier in the day.

The Iredell County Sheriff's Department requested Mount Mourne Volunteer Fire Department to assist with a missing 4-year-old child.

Crews were on the scene searching the Craftsman Loop area of Iredell County.

A detailed land search, door-to-door search and searches of a pond on scene were underway well into Monday night.

A reverse 911 call was made to a 2-mile radius of the area.

The Charlotte Fire Department Dive Team searched the pond with underwater sonar.

One firefighter was transported to Lake Norman Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries suffered on scene.


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