Fire crews take part in water rescue training

Crews from the Sayreville Fire Department and other departments across the state attended the training at Kennedy Park.

Crews from the Sayreville Fire Department and other departments across the state attended the training at Kennedy Park. (3/7/15)

SAYREVILLE - Local fire crews underwent special training on Saturday in Sayreville to learn more about water and ice rescues.

The Sayreville fire chief says rescuing people from icy lakes and ponds can be just as dangerous as fire rescues.

Crews from the Sayreville Fire Department and other departments across the state attended the training at Kennedy Park.

The training took about 20 hours and included learning in the classroom as well as getting into the freezing water.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

R.J. Cole is Today's Scholar Athlete. 1 Scholar Athlete - R.J. Cole
Hoboken police two men assaulted a woman and 2 Hoboken police seek ID of robbery suspects
The Surflight Theatre in Beach Haven will reopen 3 Surflight Theatre set to reopen after declaring bankruptcy
4 Rangers riding 3-game winning steak into 2nd round of playoffs
Ruben Mondalto was able to wander away from 5 Toddler wanders away from Sayreville day care

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE