West Tennessee Dive and Rescue Squad Enjoy Training Event

The West Tennessee Dive Rescue and Recovery Team held a training event on Sycamore Lake on May 23, 2021.
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Article by W. Clay Crook-

The West Tennessee Dive Rescue and Recovery team enjoyed a joint training event with the Henderson County Rescue Squad at Sycamore Lake on May 23, 2021. West Tennessee Dive Captain J.D. Dunkle said that both organizations are often at water emergency events and coordinated the training session.

They practiced several recovery and extraction scenarios, utilizing a mannequin for a sonar search and even a partial fuselage from an airplane. “It’s not likely that we would have a downed plane in a body of water,” Dunkle said, “but the practice of extraction or the raising of a vehicle can be…

For complete coverage, see the May 26th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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