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Wayne, surrounding counties take part in search-and-rescue exercise

By Gary Popp
Published in News on June 16, 2011 1:46 PM

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News-Argus/BOBBY WILLIAMS

Local law enforcement officials gathered Wednesday at Lane Tree Golf Club to practice and observe some rescue techniques. The day included a mock helicopter water rescue.

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News-Argus/BOBBY WILLIAMS

Deputies with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office listen as state emergency response officials discuss the latest techniques in search-and-rescue operations. About 75 members from area rescue, fire and law enforcement units took part in a training exercise Wednesday at the Lane Tree Golf Club.

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Michael Kelly/Special to the News-Argus

Emergency services put on a rescue display at Lane Tree Golf Club. The Wayne County Sheriff's Office helicopter lowered a diver into the pond for the mock rescue.

Rescue units from 14 agencies from Wayne and surrounding counties took part Wednesday in a training workshop and exercise at the Lane Tree Golf Club. The purpose of the exercise was to allow the various teams to interact with...

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