Boy pulled from bottom of Spirit Lake
A 15-year-old boy was pulled from the bottom of Spirit Lake and flown to Sacred Heart Medical Center this afternoon.
The boy was under 7 to 8 feet of water when a Kootenai County deputy dove into the lake to retrieve him. The initial emergency call came in around 4:40 p.m. when a person saw another boy calling for help in the Mill Pond area of the lake.
People on a private boat were able to reach the 16-year-old boy, who said the other boy was under the water.
People on the road flagged down the deputy, who reached to scene on a private boat.
The deputy brought the 15-year-old to a Spirit Lake Fire District boat, where firefighters started CPR.
The 16-year-old was taken to Kootenai Medical Center.
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department said the boys’ conditions are unknown.