In-article:

Bischofshofen – Large search for a person in the Salzach


Countless emergency services were in action in Bischofshofen on a large search operation on the Salzach late on Wednesday evening.

Several witnesses previously saw a person floating in the water and alerted the forces. The Salzach was searched intensively on Wednesday. In addition, the bank areas and the storage areas of the power plants downstream were extensively checked. One item of clothing has already been found and the search continued that night.

The fire brigades Bischofshofen, St. Johann, Pfarrwerfen and Werfen as well as the local offices of the water rescue service Bischofshofen, St. Johann, Schwarzach, Gastein and Altenmarkt were in action. The Red Cross, a helicopter from the Ministry of the Interior with a thermal imaging camera and the police were also on duty.