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Ventura Water Rescue
updated: Dec 22, 2012, 12:07 PM

Source: Ventura County Fire Department

Date: December 21, 2012

Incident Number: 12-0075748

Information Contact: Tony Hill, Battalion Chief

Incident Type: Water Rescue

Date/Time of Incident: December 21, 2012, 9:30pm

Incident Location: Ventura Pier

Cause: Suicide Attempt

Injuries: 49-year-old female

Number of Personnel: 13

Fire Equipment: 2 Paramedic Engines, 1 Paramedic Truck, 1 Command

Agencies Involved: Ventura City Fire, Ventura City Police Department, Ventura County Fire, Ventura Harbor Patrol, AMR

Narrative: On the above date and time the Ventura City Fire Department responded to a report of a person floating in the water on the south side of the Ventura Pier. The first arriving Engine Company confirmed a body was indeed floating in the aforementioned location. Ventura Harbor Patrol Officers arrived in a rescue boat and removed the victim from the water in coordination with Firefighters on the Pier. The victim was transported by boat with CPR in progress back to the Ventura Harbor where Advanced Life Support was begun by waiting Firefighters. The Victim was transported to Ventura County Medical Center in critical condition. Investigation of this incident is ongoing by the Ventura Police Department.


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