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    Georgetown Prepares for Ice Rescues

    Rescue workers train for different scenarios on how to rescue someone who falls through ice.

    (Published Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018)

    It's a scenario that thankfully doesn't happen often - but when it does - Georgetown rescue workers plan to be prepared.

    Officials underwent a series of practice runs on how to rescue someone who has fallen through the ice. Georgetown Fire Chief said officials went through a variety of different scenarios.

    He said fortunately these incidents tend to be low in frequency but high in risk.

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