No distressed person found after morning search in the Chemung River

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – First responders did not locate any distressed person in the Chemung River on Wednesday morning and believe it to be a false alarm.

Fire departments and a drone team were deployed onto the North Main Street bridge around 9 a.m. on Wendesday after a report of someone yelling under the bridge.

Crews did not locate anyone and returned to their stations.

Reports of the activity first came into the 18 Newsroom around 9:10 a.m. on Wednesday.

This is a developing story and 18 News will have more information as it becomes available.

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