Working Dive Investigation with Recovery
Northdale Lake Apartments
5750 Northdale Lake Court
Dispatched at 3:26 PM

First Unit on scene – EG21 at 3:33 PM
Caller told 911 that an unoccupied boat was on the lake and the owner – who routinely fished was not visible
Firefighters arrived and found a boat partially submerged with 3 fishing rods inside – approx. 40 feet from shore

Marked Working at 3:38 PM
Tactical Dive Team 14 on scene at 3:43 PM
IFD Diver in the water at 3:46 PM
Victim Located by IFD Diver at 3:48 PM
Victim – a white male approx. 74 years old – was located in 4 feet of water under the boat – no life vest
Victim pulled from the water at 3:50 PM
Diver out of the water at 4:08 PM
Victim transported to Methodist Hospital by Pike Township Medic 64 at 4:10 PM – CPR performed – pronounced deceased at Hospital
10 IFD Units Dispatched
IEMS on Scene
IMPD on Scene
Incident Commander – Battalion Chief Shawn Grass
Command terminated at 4:14 PM

Credit: Rita Reith , MPIO