Rescuers Train in Icy Lake Champlain

 

Photo by Tom Richardson
The rescuers trained below this drawbridge on Rte 2. Photo by Tom Richardson

According to the Burlington Free Press, public-safety officials in Grand Isle County participated in a cold-water and ice-rescue training near the drawbridge between North Hero and Grand Isle.

Volunteer firefighters from South Hero, Grand Isle, North Hero, Isle La Motte and Alburgh worked with Grand Isle Rescue and the Grand Isle County Sheriff’s Department during the day-long training exercise.

Read more about the ice-training operations in Lake Champlain.

Watch the Lake Champlain episode of New England Boating TV featuring North Hero, VT.