Police, fire searching Fort Point Channel

Started shortly after noon, in the area around the Summer Street bridge. Later expanded the search as far down the channel as Gillette.

UPDATE, 1:15 p.m.: After an extensive search of the surface and under bridges, firefighters didn't find anything.



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    I don't know

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    Unfortunately, recent news suggests a possibility, but it could be something else.

    Voting is closed. 15

    The Thaw

    There were ice floes on and off from Congress/Summer streets to the harbor, but the part from Summer to Gillette has been iced over pretty consistently for over a month. Ice formed and collected under the bridge structures as well.

    This is the first chance they have had to do a complete search of the area, given the disappearance of a young man during that time. Sunday is a good time to do this, as it is quiet and won't attract as many spectators.

    Voting is closed. 15

    no... swirly

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    This was an emergency response to something. Not a planned search for that missing man. Sometimes, you should keep quiet when you don't know what is happening.

    Voting is closed. 23

    It's not the missing kid from the North End

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    A backpack was found in the vicinity of the bridge. Inside the backpack were items that indictated that an individual might have gone into the water. Nothing beyond that.

    Voting is closed. 17