Officials call missing Tenn. firefighter-EMT case 'a mystery'

Nashville firefighter Jesse Reed has now been missing for 10 days after his Jeep was found submerged in a river


By EMS1 Staff

WAVERLY, Tenn. — After 10 days of combing through the river where a missing firefighter-EMT’s Jeep was found submerged, officials are calling his disappearance “a mystery.”

ABC News reported that search crews are utilizing underwater sonar, drones and helicopters to look for Nashville Fire Department firefighter-EMT Jesse Reed, who has not been seen since his Jeep was found in the Tennessee River March 6.

Search crews are utilizing underwater sonar, drones and helicopters to look for Nashville Fire Department firefighter-EMT Jesse Reed. (Photo/Humphreys County Sheriff's Office)
Search crews are utilizing underwater sonar, drones and helicopters to look for Nashville Fire Department firefighter-EMT Jesse Reed. (Photo/Humphreys County Sheriff's Office)

Humphreys County Sheriff Chris Davis said it’s still unclear how Reed’s vehicle ended up in the river.

"This a mystery and everyone wants to try to figure it out," Davis' Facebook post said. "This has been a difficult situation for all of us in the public safety profession. Of course, it is also an unimaginable ordeal for the family and friends of Jesse."

The department added that one of the “silver linings” of the case is “listening to the funny stories about Jesse.”

"It is a true testament at the man he is,” the department said. “Please keep the family and friends in your prayers."

 

Today we completed day 9 of the search for Jesse Reed. We were unsuccessful yet again today. The different crews...

Posted by Humphreys County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, March 14, 2018

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