Blount County Agency Rescues 3 People from Water Near Peery’s Mill Dam

Crews responded and rescued the three women without injury, Blount County Fire Protection District said.

Blount County Agency Rescues 3 People from Water Near Peery’s Mill Dam

Walland, TN (WOKI) Fire officials in Blount County are reminding you to
choose where you swim wisely after three women are rescued Tuesday from water near Peery’s Mill Dam.

Officials with the Blount County Fire Protection District (BCFPD) say crews responded to the dam in Walland around 7:30 p.m. to discover one woman holding onto the structure and two others also trapped in the churning waters who had reportedly gone into the water to help the first woman.

Officials say all three women were rescued without injury, and they advise avoiding areas, such as waterways near dams, that could increase drowning risk.

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