Ice Rescue Training Warms Up for Real Thing


Pattie McIntyre
February 23, 2022

Good PREPAREDNESS: ‘No ice is safe ice,’ and which is why the Barnegat Light-weight Volunteer Fireplace Co. keeps up on drills to apply for ice rescue. The pond on the beach close to the lighthouse was only partly frozen. That is a person of the circumstances that the rescuers require to teach in, apart from thoroughly frozen and nonfrozen waters, so to be ready for any emergency. In the process, responders crawl out with the support of ice picks and other devices, get the sufferer, and drag the sufferer back utilizing ropes hooked up to the sled. The yellow protecting fits are insulated chilly h2o/ice fits that prevent hypothermia. The crew affectionately phone calls their appear ‘Gumby’ suits or ‘minion’ satisfies. Getting component in this new Sunday apply were being Nicholle Barcalow, Andrew Baxter, Lee Main, Lt. Bob Selfridge, Hugh Shields and junior member Sal Tatto. (Pics by Jack Reynolds)
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