An eastern Kentucky fire department is forming a dive team in the wake of three people drowning in 2011 in the Russell Fork River.
Elkhorn City Volunteer Fire Chief John Moore said the four-man
rescue team is going through initial training and should be ready
Moore says that the Elkhorn City team will cooperate with the Millard dive
team, which has a jet boat, and the Pikeville dive team, which has
an air boat, Moore said.
Moore said the equipment for each member of the team costs from
$1,800 to $2,000. The team has ordered diving equipment for the
four team members and a flat bottom, 18-foot, Yamaha G3, jet
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