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.

    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, Mar 5, 2014)

    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.