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Firefighters make use of aquatics center, too

October 4, 2011

Lt. Craig Ferguson instructed Big Spring firefighters on proper protocol during continuing education training at the aquatic center Wednesday afternoon. During the training, firefighters were able to refresh themselves on previous training as well as get familiar with water rescue devices. (HERALD photo/Amanda Moreno)

A horse of many colors is what the Big Spring Family Aquatic Center has turned out to be.

During the summer, families were able to enjoy swim time and now the pool has closed, the city is still putting it to use. Big Spring Fire Department recently held rapid water rescue training at the facility.

“We try to do these trainings as often as possible, but lately we haven’t really had a suitable facility and now that we do, we are putting it to use,” Lt. Craig Ferguson said.

The hour-long course was part of the firefighters’ continuing education courses, but not part of any state mandated course. However, the firefighters were able to refresh themselves on proper protocol during different scenarios as well as the equipment they would be using.

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