Water skills

Firefighters from area departments gathered Tuesday at Cowley State Fishing Lake for water rescue training. Arkansas City, Winfield, Derby and Wichita departments all launched boats at the lake for to run drills and real-life scenarios. One shown was grabbing the person in the water, whipping the boat in a circle to torch on one side so the victim can be heaved over the side. Others included an obstacle course, docking and launching.

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