So it's Friday night and somebody at the Log Cabin was cocked and reported a person who was really a pumpkin in the water??!! lol! Gotta love our small county
Person may be in water above the falls near Log Cabin Restaurant
Submitted by Billie Owens on November 1, 2013 - 5:32pm
A caller to dispatch reports a person "may be in the water" above the falls near the Indian Falls Log Cabin Restaurant, located at 7948 Alleghany Road. Mercy medics and Pembroke and Indian Falls fire are responding. A woman in the parking lot says she thinks she saw a person in the water and that the person has been there at least an hour. Mercy Flight is put on standby. The fire crews are going to put up a light tower.
UPDATE 6:34 p.m.: "What I think we've got here is a pumpkin at the top of the falls," says a responder. "We need a pair of binoculors to see it. But I think it's a pumpkin from what I can tell."
UPDATE 6:36 p.m.: All responding units are told to proceed in non-emergency mode.
UPDATE 6:38 p.m.: "We're going to put up the light tower, but I think it's a pumpkin," says Pembroke command.
UPDATE 6:41 p.m.: Emergency responders are going to talk to people at the restaurant in an attempt to get more information about the incident.
UPDATE 6:45 p.m.: "It's been confirmed it's a pumpkin, you can disregard," the dispatcher tells an officer. "Disregarding the pumpkin," is the reply.
UPDATE: A picture of the pumpkin sent in by a reader: