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Gwinnett County to demonstrate swiftwater rescue at Buford Dam Park
Gwinnett County to demonstrate swiftwater rescue at Buford Dam Park

BUFORD, Ga. – On April 11, the Gwinnett Fire Department's Swiftwater Rescue Team will be holding a non-motorized training exercise that will teach swimmers how to use bags and live bait to rescue a drowning swimmer.

The drills will be held on the Chattahoochee River at the lower pool at Buford Dam Park and the dam is scheduled to release water around 1:55 p.m.

The Corps will be demonstrating rescue attempts until around 3:00 p.m.

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