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AUTHORITIES INVESTIGATE A DROWNING IN TAYLOR COUNTY

 

Campbellsville Fire-Rescue was dispatched to a report of a person drowning near Wilson Creek. Upon arrival, firefighters located the reporting party and obtained a point last scene (PLS). A public safety diver and backup public safety diver was deployed to that area and conducted search patterns. During this time, Kentucky Fish and Wildlife (KFW) Officer deployed a side scan sonar and was able to guide our public safety divers directly to the victim approximately 75' from the bank and was pronounced deceased by Taylor County Coroners Office (TCCO). This is still under investigation with TCCO and KFW. No rescuers were injured during this recovery. 

 

21 Firefighters on scene

 

CFD Apparatus on scene

Rescue 1, Squad 1, Marine 1, Zodiac 1, Squad 3, TSAR 1 and Chief

 

Assisting Agencies:

Taylor County Emergency Management

Campbellsville-Taylor County Emergency Communications Center Campbellsville-Taylor County Emergency Medical Services Taylor County Coroners Office Taylor County Sheriff Office Taylor County Fire Department Kentucky Fish and Wildlife US Army Corps of Engineers