Officials searching for drowning victims in Polk County lake

CYPRESS GARDENS, Fla. (WFLA) — Officials are searching a lake in Polk County for two people who are believed to have drowned on Saturday.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office said their marine unit is searching Lake Eloise in Cypress Gardens for two adults. Lake Eloise is the lake next to LEGOLAND.

Authorities are asking people to avoid the area of Lake Eloise, Lake Summit and the Lake Summit boat ramp until further notice.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is assisting deputies with the search.

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As Reported by WFLA