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Volunteers from Illinois aid in search for missing firefighter

3 years 7 months 2 weeks ago February 08, 2013 Feb 8, 2013 Friday, February 08 2013 February 08, 2013 10:10 AM in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A volunteer rescue group from Illinois are helping in the search for a missing firefighter from Baton Rouge.

Jacob Lewis fell into Belle River January 30 while trying to get his boat on a trailer. The search for Lewis' body has been unsuccessful.

The group is now using sonar up and down the river. A jambalaya and gumbo fundraiser will be held tomorrow at the Bogan Fire Museum on Laurel Street during the Spanish Town parade. All proceeds will help the Lewis family.

Lewis was a firefighter in Baton Rouge for about four years.


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