Search crews find body of Colorado firefighter who drowned in Alabama lake

Published 3:50 pm Monday, September 6, 2021

Search crews have recovered the body of a Colorado firefighter from Lake Martin in Alabama.

The body of Zachary Dakota Lewis, 24, was found Sunday night in Lake Martin, Alabama State Trooper Cpl. Jeremy Burkett said.

Lewis was a firefighter for the Rattlesnake Fire Protection District in Colorado and was visiting the Alabama lake with friends, reported.

The search for Lewis began Thursday, when he was reported missing after a boating incident in which he disappeared beneath the water’s surface, authorities said.