Rabu, 25 November 2009
Water Rescue Team
The City of Bethlehem Water Rescue Team
The City of Bethlehem Water Rescue Team is a joint effort between the Bethlehem Fire Department and Police Department. The city has 208 acres of water including the Lehigh River, Lehigh Canal, Monocacy and Saucon Creeks. The team is responsible for the rescue or recovery of persons involved in waterway accidents within the city limits. These include recreation incidents and water related incidents (floods). The team consists of 20 members who are trained in several phases of Pennsylvania Water rescue including shore based, line based and boat based rescue. Remember, follow all boating safety rules and wear your PFD’s (personal flotation devices).