Fire District 63

September 23, 2012 – Dive Team to Berks County, Lake Ontelaunee

September 23, 2012 – At 14:32 the Schuylkill Haven Fire Department Dive Team was dispatched to Lake Ontelaunee, Maidencreek Township in Berks County for a Water Rescue/Recovery. Squad 734, Squad 739 and other personnel made the trip along with 2 inflatable boats and a flat bottom aluminum boat. Upon arrival the 2 inflatable boats were deployed into the water with teams of divers, and one boat equipped with Side Scan Sonar. Divers searched the water and used the Side Scan Sonar but found nothing. Northern Berks Regional Police then called off the search after nothing was found. Captain 734 was in command. The SHFD Dive Team was on-scene for approximately 3.5 hours.

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