Fire Crews Training for Swift Water Rescues

Tucson Fire Department (TFD) crews are training for swift water rescues to enhance their skills during the summer thunderstorm season. This past weekend, TFD responded to seven calls to help drivers stuck in flash floods.

Dozens of first responders spent this morning at Hi Corbett Field to practice teamwork, extending ladders, using rescue equipment, and simply getting comfortable with equipment that no doubt will be used again this summer.

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