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Boating Accident on Green River Lake

By Chris Taylor, Chief, Campbellsville Fire-Rescue

Campbellsville Fire Rescue was dispatched to a report of a boating accident near Emerald Isle Marina. Near Pikes Ridge Recreation Area.

Upon arrival, incident command viewed via binoculars an upside down boat with multiple subjects in the water. Nearby boaters where also approaching the area to assist the victims.

Marine 1 arrived on the scene and secured all 6 victims and ensured all occupants were accounted for and transported to Emerald Isle Marina to awaiting CTCEMS Medic Units. All patients refused transport. Fire rescue personnel also helped secure the watercraft to avoid any other incidents in the area and control environmental impact. Kentucky Fish and Wildlife is investigating the incident.

11- CFD Personnel, CFD Apparatus, Rescue 1, Squad 1, Marine 1, Marine 2, Chief Assisting Agencies On Scene

Campbellsville Taylor County EMS
Campbellsville Taylor County Emergency Communications Center
Kentucky State Police
Kentucky Fish and Wildlife
US Army Corps of Engineers

This story was posted on 2020-07-17 18:56:04
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