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Fire Chief’s Son Dawson Hartwig Found Dead in Lake Arrowhead



LAKE ARROWHEAD, Calif. ( The body of missing 20-year-old Dawson Hartwig was located by dive teams members early Sunday morning.

Dawson is the son of Mark Hartwig, a member of the San Bernardino County Fire Department.

Dawson was reported missing on Saturday at 10:44 a.m. after failing to return to his cabin.  Friends of Dawson contacted Twin Peaks Sheriff’s Station and advised deputies Dawson left for a walk Friday afternoon and failed to return.

Deputies began a search with more than 70 San Bernardino Sheriff’s deputies, Sheriff’s aviation, K9’s, Search and Rescue volunteers and a dive team.

“Midnight, dive team, assisted by SBCoFD, checked area near a dock. The critical missing was found in 30 of water. [Victim] was recovered,” Lieutenant Doug Wolf tweeted.

Victor Valley News extends our deepest condolences to the Hartwig family during their most difficult time.

No other information was immediately available. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department at (909)387-8318.



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