First responders call off search of Scioto River after report of someone in the water

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus rescue teams searched the Scioto River in downtown Columbus after a report of someone going into the water.

The Columbus Division of Fire was called to the river around 5:15 p.m. Friday.

Columbus Division of Fire Battalion Chief Steve Martin said crews will be able to search the water for about an hour in current temperatures.

Martin said the search was called off after 6 p.m. without anyone being found.