Recovery effort underway for a missing man after flooding in Madison

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- The Madison Fire Department says they are working to recover the body of a missing man swept away in floods.Fire officials say three people were in the car. Bystanders were able to pull two out safely, but the third was ripped from the hands of a bystander.The MFD Lake Rescue Team has been on the scene overnight searching the area.  Dane County Emergency Management, Madison Police Department, and the Dane County Sheriff's Office are now assisting with the search.

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- Crews are now working to recover the body of a missing person after flooding on Madison's west side, according officials on the scene. 

The search was originally a rescue, but was switched to a recovery effort on Tuesday morning.

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Firefighters in Madison are looking for a person who is missing after being caught in a vehicle that stalled in floodwater.

According to a spokeswoman for the City of Madison, Madison Fire Rescue was called to a report of a stranded vehicle near Chapel Hill Road and Regis Road on the west side of the city around 9:10 p.m. Monday. 

Officials say the occupants got out of the vehicle in swift water. One person is now reported missing.

Firefighters are now on scene searching for the missing individual.

For more on this story: http://www.wkow.com/story/38925009/2018/08/21/update-recovery-effort-underway-for-a-missing-man-after-flooding-in-madison

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