Welcome to our Dive Team site!
Our Dive Team was originally formed back in the 1980's and just never
worked out. In 1991 the Team was Started back up, still under our
county E.M.S. service (totally volunteer) and grew by leaps and bounds
as far as training and equipment. In 1996 the members of the Team decided
to move out from under the canopy of E.M.S. and go under our County
Emergency Management Division with three main reasons in mind, funding,
jurisdiction and being able to be a self regulated unit under one Chief.
Currently our Team has 16 active members. Those members consist of Law
Enforcement Officers, Firefighters, Medical Personel and a few civilians.
We have two fully equiped service units containing all essential dive
equipment needed for a rescue or recovery dive or an Emergency Command post.
We also have a 19' Dive Boat and a 24' Pontoon which is also fully equiped for any dive emergency.
Among our equipment we have Dry Suits, Full Face Mask with intergrated wireless
communications between divers and surface support, a Hard-Wire Drop Camera
serviceable up to 250' depths, double tank/regulator/bcd setups for deep or
extended time dives and a Lowrance sonar mounted on the boats.
We require all of our divers to become at least Advanced Open Water certified
to dive in most situations, but most members are Rescue or Master Divers and
have been certified by Dive Rescue International for search and recovery and
contaminated or hazzardous environment diving.