A refresher course


Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News Firefighters from the Troy Fire Department who recently completed a swift water rescue training, including Jason Holfinger, left, and Aaron Simmons, center, were able to apply their knowledge during a training Thursday targeting all shifts of the fire department. Here, firefighters get a refresher course regarding water rescue situations, updated techniques and use of equipment, including a personal floatation device Thursday at Treasure Island Thursday in Troy.


Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News Troy Firefighters use a rubber inflatable boat to familiarize themselves with the river while conducting maneuvers near the lagoon at Treasure Island on Thursday in Troy. Several members of the department recently completed a swift water rescue training and brought the knowledge back to share with the department.


Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News

Firefighters from the Troy Fire Department who recently completed a swift water rescue training, including Jason Holfinger, left, and Aaron Simmons, center, were able to apply their knowledge during a training Thursday targeting all shifts of the fire department. Here, firefighters get a refresher course regarding water rescue situations, updated techniques and use of equipment, including a personal floatation device Thursday at Treasure Island Thursday in Troy.

Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News

Troy Firefighters use a rubber inflatable boat to familiarize themselves with the river while conducting maneuvers near the lagoon at Treasure Island on Thursday in Troy. Several members of the department recently completed a swift water rescue training and brought the knowledge back to share with the department.

Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News Firefighters from the Troy Fire Department who recently completed a swift water rescue training, including Jason Holfinger, left, and Aaron Simmons, center, were able to apply their knowledge during a training Thursday targeting all shifts of the fire department. Here, firefighters get a refresher course regarding water rescue situations, updated techniques and use of equipment, including a personal floatation device Thursday at Treasure Island Thursday in Troy.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/06/web1_170622aw_Fire_training_3453.jpgAnthony Weber | Troy Daily News Firefighters from the Troy Fire Department who recently completed a swift water rescue training, including Jason Holfinger, left, and Aaron Simmons, center, were able to apply their knowledge during a training Thursday targeting all shifts of the fire department. Here, firefighters get a refresher course regarding water rescue situations, updated techniques and use of equipment, including a personal floatation device Thursday at Treasure Island Thursday in Troy.

Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News Troy Firefighters use a rubber inflatable boat to familiarize themselves with the river while conducting maneuvers near the lagoon at Treasure Island on Thursday in Troy. Several members of the department recently completed a swift water rescue training and brought the knowledge back to share with the department.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/06/web1_170622aw_Fire_training_1113.jpgAnthony Weber | Troy Daily News Troy Firefighters use a rubber inflatable boat to familiarize themselves with the river while conducting maneuvers near the lagoon at Treasure Island on Thursday in Troy. Several members of the department recently completed a swift water rescue training and brought the knowledge back to share with the department.