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First responders learn ice rescue techniques

KENNEBUNK, Maine —Seconds count when someone falls through ice.

First responders learn ice rescue techniques

KENNEBUNKPORT (WGME) -- First responders from across the Northeast gathered in Kennebunkport to learn ice rescue techniques.

Raleigh, NC - 1 Child Dies, 1 Hospitalized After Drowning In Cruise Ship Swimming Pool

Raleigh, NC - A 4-year-old boy died and a 6-year-old boy was revived and taken to a North Carolina hospital after both were pulled from a cruise ship swimming pool off the state’s coast Monday, accord

Maine company provides ice rescue training

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Every year, thousands of firefighters and police officers to learn how to rescue someone who has fallen through thin ice from a Maine-based company.

Man critical after near-drowning in Mississauga pool

A 40-year-old man is in critical, but stable, condition after he was pulled from a Mississauga condo pool on Saturday morning.

Dworkin to present Escape and Rescue from Submerged Vehicles at OPRA Conference

Gerry Dworkin, of Lifesaving Resources, will be conducting an educational session on Escape and Rescue from Submerged Vehicles at the Ohio Parks and Recreation Association Conference in Sandusky, Ohio

Lifesaving CPR – there’s an app for that

The elderly suburban homeowner had completed several trips up and down an extension ladder while removing debris from the gutters of his house and had driven to a nearby hardware store to buy some nee

Children, adult drowning deaths dropped in 2013 in Arizona

PHOENIX -- New numbers from the Drowning Prevention Coalition of Arizona show child fatalities related to water incidents were down 50 percent in 2013.

Child dies after rescue from icy pond

A 10-year-old boy died after being rescued from a Gaithersburg pond Monday afternoon.