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MEDIA ADVISORY: Coast Guard Station Burlington to host ice rescue training


News Release 

U.S. Coast Guard 1st District Northeast
Contact: 1st District Public Affairs
Office: (617) 223-8515
After Hours: (617) 717-9609
1st District online newsroom

Coast Guard Station Burlington to host ice rescue training

BOSTON — Crew members from Coast Guard Station Burlington and members from Coast Guard units across the First District are scheduled to hold ice rescue training Jan. 21-22.

WHO: Coast Guard Station Burlington, crew members from the First District ice breaking cutters.

WHAT: Ice Rescue training is scheduled for Jan. 21, and will consist of self-rescue, assisting and transporting survivors and training Jan. 22 will consist of shuttle board and reach techniques.

WHEN: Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 1 p.m. and Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 8 a.m.

WHERE: Champlain Marina, 982 W. Lakeshore, Dr., Colchester, VT 05446

Media are asked to RSVP for each event to the First Coast Guard District public affairs office by 4 p.m., Monday, Jan. 20 at 617-717-9609.

 

-USCG-

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