Drowned swimmer at Lake Meridian false alarm Monday

Reports that a swimmer drowned at Lake Meridian in Kent late Monday afternoon (July 23) was a false alarm, according to Puget Sound Fire.

Rescuers searched for the swimmer, who was said to be under the dock.

Divers did not recover a body, because it was a false alarm.

“No one found,” Captain Kyle Ohashi of Puget Sound Fire told I Love Kent. “We’re happy that person took time to notify us, though.”