1 pulled from Avocado Lake in Fresno County; search for 2nd person underground

FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) — Fresno County Fire search and rescue teams have pulled one person from Avocado Lake, and the search for a second person is underway.

Rescue crews were called before 3 pm after two people were reported to have gone underwater.

One person was pulled from the water. First responders were conducting CPR and planned to airlift the victim to the hospital.

The second victim was last seen five to ten feet from the shore. Crews are still trying to locate them.

A helicopter crew was also assisting in the search overhead.

The public is asked to stay out of the area while authorities continue their rescue operation.

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