RI First Responders Prepare for Busy Boating Season

 

Photo from Boater safety Drill in Bristol Harbor
Photo from Boater safety Drill in Bristol Harbor

EastBayRI.com: A flotilla of search-and-rescue watercraft from 10 municipalities and the U.S. Coast Guard converged on Bristol Harbor [RI] on Thursday, May 21, in an exercise to prepare first responders for potential rescue calls as the summer boating season gets underway.

The Narragansett Bay Marine Task Force and the Rhode Island Fire Chiefs Association conducted the drill, using the Herbert B. Farnum, a Bristol Yacht Club race boat, as the vessel in distress.

 

Read more about the first responder training in Rhode Island.