PHOTO GALLERY — Car recovered from Port Arthur waterway

Published 12:30 am Saturday, January 7, 2023

A 2018 Camaro was recovered from the 25th Street reservoir Friday afternoon with the help of Port Arthur Fire Department Dive Team and Airport Gulf Towing and Recovery.

Fire Department Capt. Chris Portie said authorities were notified the car was in the water at 7:45 p.m. Thursday.

The driver of the vehicle was able to get of before the car went into the water.

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Firefighter Dylan Compton went under water to attach a hook to the car in order for the vehicle to be removed from the reservoir.

He said visibility was zero.

Topside in an aluminum boat were firefighters Cody LaBarera and Hunter Hanratty.