PULASKI COUNTY, Missouri-  the Waynesville Rural Fire Protection District personnel are responding to a water rescue and possible drowning on Riddle Bridge at Cave Road over the Gasconade River. 

Emergency personnel are on the scene. The reporting party is a child saying a person had tried to swim across the river and did not come back out. It’s not clear how much time had passed since the attempted swim.

Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers report they do have a boat en route as of 2:27 p.m. but are coming from Rolla.

Units are continuing to respond. All units responding are being asked to go to the Riddle Bridge access. Additional agencies present appear to include the Dixon Ambulance District and Dixon firefighters.

Patrol troopers are being asked to put their boat in at the Riddle Bridge access when they arrive on scene.