2015 Rapid Diver Demonstration
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St. Tammany Fire District #1 is hosting a public Rapid Diver Demonstration on Friday, July 24, 2015 at 10:00 am. The demonstration will be held at the Heritage Park Boat Launch, 1701 Bayou Ln., Slidell, LA 70458.
FD1 personnel will demonstrate how firefighters use rapid diver equipment to rescue victims that become trapped in vehicles submerged in water. There are many waterways throughout the Slidell area and the rapid diver program is another important service that the department provides to the community.
New Orleans EMS will be providing the training vehicle that will be submerged under water and used in the demonstration. In addition, Acadian Ambulance Service and the Slidell Police Department will also be participating in the demonstration.