Stony Brook Fire Department Cold Water Rescue Training
 
By Webmaster Ron Gilone
February 11, 2018
 

On Sunday morning, Feb. 11th 09:30, members of the Stony Brook FD conducted a cold water rescue training at the marina of the Stony Brook Yacht Club. Members practiced rescue techniques while wearing Mustang suits, which is a special type of waterproof dry suit that protects the wearer from hypothermia while immersed in cold water. Pictures and story by Nicholas Simonsen 2nd Lieutenant Hook & ladder Company.

 
Stony Brook Yacht Club Lagoon
Stony Brook Yacht Club Lagoon
Victim is receiving initial assistance
Victim is receiving initial assistance
 
Victim being pulled to dock
Victim being pulled to dock
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Board is placed under victim to aid in lifting
Board is placed under victim to aid in lifting
Victim is lifted to dock
Victim is lifted to dock