Jesse Reed

MISSING: Firefighter vanishes near river ten days ago; police call disappearance a ‘mystery’

Authorities in Tennesee are reportedly searching a river near where a Nashville firefighter disappeared ten days earlier.

According to ABC News, Nashville firefighter Jesse Reed, 32, was last seen March 5 or 6. The Humphreys County Sheriff’s Office said Reed’s Jeep was found submerged in the Tennessee River near Waverly on March 6.

Right now, police have no indication that Reed exited the river, and have not seen signs of him in the water or out.

The Humphreys County Sheriff's Office, has been working a vehicle in the water beginning around 1:30am on March 6th. We…

Posted by Humphreys County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, March 7, 2018

“This [is] a mystery and everyone wants to try to figure it out,” police said Tuesday.

Since Reed’s disappearance, at least 27 search and rescue agencies and 300 people have contributed to search efforts, according to WKRN.

“People have asked me what we need. We need prayers for a quick resolve,” said Humphreys County Sheriff Chris Davis told the local station. “Not only for the family but for the [Nashville Fire Department] agency as well.”

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information about Jesse Reed’s whereabouts is urged to call the Humphreys County Sheriff’s Office at 931-296-2301.


[Featured Image: Jesse Reed/Nashville Fire Department]