A 30-year-old female drowned at Lake Cachuma Sunday afternoon, officials say.
According to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, emergency crews responded to the lake around 5 p.m. to reports of a missing person who was last seen in the water.
A fire engine, water rescue boats and aircraft support from Calstar and the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office all responded to the scene.
An extensive search effort was made by emergency responders when they arrived.
Drowning at Lake Cachuma. SBC on scene of a drowning at Lake Cachuma. Engine companies assisted by air support searches for a missing visitor. After a search, a 30 YO female was found in approximately 20 feet of water. EMS was provided but unfortunately pt. died. Call newsline.— Daniel Bertucelli (@SBCFireInfo) September 21, 2020
According to officials, a Santa Barbara County Fire Captain was able to dive and located the woman in 20 ft. of water.
Crews immediately performed medical aid when she was out of the water, however she was pronounced dead on scene.
The death does not appear to be suspicious in nature, according to officials with Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office.
The victim's name has not yet been released until notification to next of kin.
This is a developing story, check back later for details.