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When it rains it pours

Discussion in 'Public Safety Divers/Search and Rescue' started by Gary D., Aug 31, 2011.

  1. Gary D.

    Gary D. ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: I'm a Fish!
    Location: Post Falls, Idaho
    Normally we would treat it as a crime scene and we did this one as well to a point.

    We have two drunks out having way too much fun. The survivor’s actions are a good indicator if it is a POSSIBLE accident or something other than accident. When you put everything together prior to finding the victim and our initial view of the victim fits statements to a tee, then add the depth into it I decided to grab and go.

    Had the survivor pushed our victim overboard while he was urinating it would not have made any difference in what we did on the bottom. Finding him with his belt undone and pants opened up confirmed most of it. We don’t have any reason to suspect criminal activity but that may change at a later date. The doc’s can look for something else.

    My #2 on the dive had one of those small video patrol video cameras with him but it got a bit damp so we don’t know if it got anything but I doubt it. I’m going to build a housing for one that won’t flippin leak.
    DiveGusto likes this.
  2. pantheraba

    pantheraba Solo Diver

    That all makes sense...thanks for the input.
  3. Surface Interval

    Surface Interval Dive Equipment Manufacturer

    I wasn't thinking with a dirty mind, thought maybe he had been impaled on a random object.
  4. Omni Dive

    Omni Dive Angel Fish

    # of Dives:
    Location: Washougal, Washington, United States
  5. Gary D.

    Gary D. ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: I'm a Fish!
    Location: Post Falls, Idaho
  6. TC

    TC Miscreant Moderator Staff Member ScubaBoard Supporter

    We've been playing with the little GoPro video cams- results so far are looking good in clear water. Haven't tried them out in limited vis yet.

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