1 hurt, 1 missing on Lake Fairview after lightning reports

One student is in the hospital and another is missing as Orlando firefighters respond to a rowing complex at Lake Fairview Thursday night, according to the fire department. Orlando Fire said a rowing team of five was practicing on the water at the North Orlando Rowing complex before 6 pm when their boat capsized. Lightning was also detected nearby. A single patient was taken to AdventHealth. Three other students who were on the boat were able to go home safely with their parents. The search has continued for the missing person. In an update Friday morning, police said they searched for the student overnight and Thursday morning. Multiple law enforcement agencies, including the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, the Seminole County Sheriff’s Offic and Orange County Fire Rescue.According to OPD, on Thursday around 5:30 am, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit took two boats with sonar to the scene . The Orlando Police Department has remained on the scene.”We’re currently using our search patterns. We’ve identified where we believe the boat was capsized and we’re searching. We’re going to being using addition technology from our partners in the area that can assist us to see if we can locate our missing child,” said executive deputy Chief Ian David with Orlando Police Department.[/twitter]The ages of the students were not available, but the complex’s online calendar has both middle school and JV/Varsity teams scheduled to practice through the evening. Watch the news conference below:

One student is in the hospital and another is missing as Orlando firefighters respond to a rowing complex at Lake Fairview Thursday night, according to the fire department.

Orlando Fire said a rowing team of five was practicing on the water at the North Orlando Rowing complex before 6 pm when their boat capsized. Lightning was also detected nearby.

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A single patient was taken to AdventHealth.

Three other students who were on the boat were able to go home safely with their parents.
The search has continued for the missing person.

In an update Friday morning, police said they searched for the student overnight and Thursday morning.

Multiple law enforcement agencies, including the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, the Seminole County Sheriff’s Offic and Orange County Fire Rescue.

According to OPD, on Thursday around 5:30 am, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit took two boats with sonar to the scene.

The Orlando Police Department has remained on the scene.

“We’re currently using our search patterns. We’ve identified where we believe the boat was capsized and we’re searching. We’re going to being using addition technology from our partners in the area that can assist us to see if we can locate our missing child,” said executive deputy Chief Ian David with Orlando Police Department.

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The ages of the students were not available, but the complex’s online calendar has both middle school and JV/Varsity teams scheduled to practice through the evening.

Watch the news conference below:

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