Mission Bay Boat Rescue for Training Only - NBC 7 San Diego

Mission Bay Boat Rescue for Training Only

San Diego lifeguards, firefighters, police officers, U.S. Coast Guard and American Red Cross personnel took part in a training exercise in Mission Bay

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    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

    Mission Bay Rescue: Training Only

    [DGO] Mission Bay Rescue: Training Only
    NBC 7's Sherene Tagharobi went out in the ocean with San Diego lifeguards outside the entrance to Mission Bay Channel.
    (Published Wednesday, March 5, 2014)

    The focus is decision-making, coordination and integration of regional emergency response assets.