New Milford swimmer found safe

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The search for a swimmer reported missing in Candlewood Lake early Wednesday morning was called off after the woman was found safe.

Emergency officials said a woman was reported missing around 5 a.m. in the lake near Candlewood Lake Road.

New Milford police, fire and dive crews searched the lake. The search was called off when the woman was spotted walking on the shore.

No other information was released.

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