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WATER TRAININGMembers of the Town of Peshtigo and City of Peshtigo Fire Departments and members of the Emergency Rescue Squad held a cold water rescue exercises Saturday. Town of Peshtigo Fire Chief Mike Folgert and Assistant Chief Rich Seils prepare the Rapid Deployment Craft for an ice rescue.
Fire Departments, Rescue Squad Hold Joint Training
Firefighters from the City of Peshtigo and Town of Peshtigo fire departments along with personnel from the Emergency Rescue Squad held a joint cold water rescue training session Saturday, Jan. 12. The training took place at a pond in the Town of Peshtigo. Town of Peshtigo Fire Chief Mike Folgert and Assistant Chief Rich Seils, along with City of Peshtigo Fire Chief Steve Anderson conducted the exercises.
Firefighters and ERS personnel went through several evolutions on how to get people out of the water after they fall in. The Town of Peshtigo Fire Department also used their Rapid Deployment Craft (RDC) during the training exercise. Firefighters held a debriefing after completion of the training at the Town of Peshtigo Fire Department.