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Water rescue simulated on Belle

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Law enforcement officers from several agencies boarded the Belle of Louisville for a simulated onboard rescue Monday. Law enforcement officers from several agencies boarded the Belle of Louisville for a simulated onboard rescue Monday.
First responders learned how to work together on the Ohio River in case of an emergency. First responders learned how to work together on the Ohio River in case of an emergency.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - First responders learned how to work together on the Ohio River in case of an emergency.

Law enforcement officers from several agencies boarded the Belle of Louisville for a simulated onboard rescue Monday.

National Boat Operations Instructor Felix Hensley said Kentuckiana is leading the way in regard to training to respond to large-scale emergencies.

A grant from the City of Jeffersonville helped pay for the program.

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