The training is on the water in Steilacoom this morning.
Responders from 21 agencies in Pierce County are coming together this morning to practice water rescues in Puget Sound at Sunnyside Beach Park.
Participants will focus on dive rescues, surface water rescues and evacuating a ferry.
“The goal of the exercise is to evaluate both individual agency capabilities and their ability to effectively communicate and work together,” according to a Pierce County news release.
This morning’s training includes emergency responders from Anderson Island Fire Department, Browns Point/Dash Point Fire Department, Central Pierce Fire & Rescue, East Pierce Fire & Rescue, …