Updated, 4:42 p.m.: More information.
NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release, presented in the format in which it was sent:
Sunday October 8 at 11:38 this morning Norwalk combined dispatch received a call from the Coast Guard reporting a stranded person on Greens Ledge Lighthouse in our jurisdiction.
Norwalk fire department dispatched our Marine unit, we were able to locate the person along with assistance from a Suffolk County Marine unit. Other Marine assets from local jurisdictions were en route to the area to assist if needed but returned to service once the victim was located.
Further information received indicated that this person may have been a kayaker missing since 5 PM yesterday out of Greenwich. The victim will be transported to the shore and Norwalk EMS will transport to the hospital for possible signs of hypothermia. Weather conditions at the time of the rescue were rainy 73° water temperatures approximately in the mid-60s. No further information is available at this time.
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