Training for Water Incidents
Today we were able to train with our two newly acquired Mercury heavy duty rafts and 25 HP Outboard Jet motor. These items will allow us to respond to water incidents and conduct water missions safely.
During today’s training we removed an abandoned canoe from the river and worked on other basic water skills.
Many thanks to Fieldale Volunteer Fire Department for joining us and also thanks to Angler’s Choice for working with us on the purchase of the rafts and the motor.
Without the support of our community, we wouldn’t be able to provide the essential services we do. With COVID-19 the use of the river has grown substantially and calls for assistance on the river has also increased compared to past years. This new equipment adds more tools to our toolbox to better respond and assist our community during an emergency on the water.