Search for missing diver in progress in Rich Passage
July 24, 2012 · 3:53 PM
A search has been launched for a missing diver in Rich Passage off Bainbridge Island.
The Bainbridge Island Fire Department has joined the Coast Guard, the Seattle Fire Department and the Kitsap County Sheriff in a search for a missing diver from the Department of Natural Resources.
"Right now we are on a dive rescue response," said Fire Marshal Luke Carpenter. "A Washington State (Department of Natural Resources) diver is missing."
"He went down, came up, and then went down again," Carpenter added.
The diver went missing around the fish farm pens near Fort Ward Park.
The search was launched at approximately 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.