Two boats collide at the entrance to Mission Bay, throwing some passengers in the water, and it’s all a simulation to help train first responders in the case of a real-life emergency.
San Diego lifeguards, firefighters, police officers, U.S. Coast Guard and American Red Cross personnel took part in a training exercise in Mission Bay.
Thirty-five people were placed on two boats outside the entrance to Mission Bay Channel and a floating piece of dock was used to simulate a sunken fisherman's boat.
The two-day training will help agencies better understand protocols and procedures for a mass rescue
The focus is decision-making, coordination and integration of regional emergency response assets.