Firefighter Drowns In Kincaid Lake

Emergency crews recovered the body of a man who disappeared while fishing in Pendleton County.

State police say the 24 year-old Michael Thomas Pollard disappeared around 3:30 p.m. Monday when the boat he and a 17 year-old passenger were riding on overturned on Kincaid Lake.

The 17-year-old was able to swim to safety.

Rescue crews found Pollard's body around 2:45 Tuesday morning.

Pollard is a volunteer firefighter in Falmouth. He leaves behind a wife and two small children.

Funeral arrangements have not yet been made.

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