Everett Marine And Specialty Units Join Regional Response For Missing Diver

June 17, 2022

Everett Fire, Police Blotter

Editor’s update 5:00 PM: At about 4 PM the U.S. Coast Guard announced they have suspended their search for the missing diver after covering over 100 square miles during the search.
1:00 PM Initial Post: For more than three hours assets of all types have been scouring the water off Lighthouse Park in Mukilteo after a diver was reported missing. Mukilteo Police report that around 9:30 AM they had contact with a diver who said the person he was diving with did not surface and was missing. Mukilteo Police began searching the immediate area. A Marine search was launched by Mukilteo Fire with mutual aid from the Everett Fire Department with drones, boats and rescue swimmers. The U.S. Coast Guard responded with three vessels and a helicopter. Marysville Police and Mountlake Terrace Police sent drones and operators. Snohomish County Sheriff’s Dive team responded along with a boat from South County Fire. As of this writing the search continues with the Coast Guard handling the primary duties on the water. Here are some photos of the assets searching for the missing diver.

Agencies from around Snohomish County responded.

A Coast Guard Vessel

A Coast Guard boat

A Coast Guard Chopper

A Coast Guard inflatable

An Everett Fire Marine Unit with rescue swimmer.

A Fisheries boat

Drone operators from Everett Fire, Marysville Police and Mountlake Terrace Police

A drone in the air from Mountlake Terrace PD

Divers stood by to go into the water.

Mukilteo Police conferring with the SCSO Dive supervisor.

The Battalion Chief from Mukilteo Fire coordinated the marine search.

Nathan Fabia from Mukilteo Police kept the media informed.

The Marine Unit out of Everett Fire station 5.

We’ll provide updates as they are made available.

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