Fire Department and Coast Guard Conduct Joint Ice Rescue Training Exercise

Put in Bay Volunteer Fire DepartmentPut-in-Bay Volunteer Fire Department members and Station Marblehead USCG performed ice rescue training at “A-dock” on Saturday afternoon.  The session started at the Fire Station with practice donning the rescue suits and a brief introductory meeting; PVFD times ranged from 35 to 50 seconds.  Training then shifted to ice-holes created by the bubblers along the finger piers of “A-dock.”  USCG rescue trainers demonstrated proper procedures with a variety of safety equipment as VFD participants pretended to be ice-accident victims.

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