City of Bowie firefighters took part in water rescue training this week converging on Selma Park to practice the basics of “Reach, Throw, Row/Go.”
Twenty-three career and volunteer firefighters went into the water at Amon G. Carter Lake for a refresher course on water rescue basics. Fire Chief Doug Page said the department tries to do this program at least once a year, usually in the summer, but they ran a bit behind.
Page said this also is an opportunity for family members to take part in the evening that includes a cook-out and family members portraying victims.
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