First Responders train for ice rescues

Posted on: 7:58 pm, January 11, 2014, by , updated on: 07:41pm, January 11, 2014

EAST ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – First responders got some valuable training Saturday, as the Madison Fire Department hosted an Ice Rescue Training exercise. Firefighters from Madison, Illinois, St. Louis Fire Department and the U.S. Army Reserve Fire Fighting Department gather at the Gateway Sand and Gravel company exercise.

Multi-Media Journalist Wade Smith was on hand for the training, and tells the story.