Emergency responders assisting with rescue on Ike Skelton Bridge in Lafayette County

Friday, August 11, 2017

Several area emergency responders are currently assisting with a recuse at a bridge in Lafayette County.

According to a post on the Lexington Fire and Rescue’s Facebook Page, the department, with assistance from the Missouri Highway Patrol, and Lafayette and Ray County Sheriff’ Departments, are currently working a high-angle rescue on the Ike Skelton Bridge on Route 13. Central Jackson County Fire also has send in a rescue team to assist.

The departments are advising residents to avoid the area.

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