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Ice and Cold Water Emergency Response Training Exercise to Take Place on Toronto Islands on February 4,10 and 22


Toronto (January 31, 2024) – From approximately 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on February 4, 10 and 22, 2024, the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Fire Department will conduct an ice and cold water rescue training session on the Toronto Islands.

During this time, Island residents may witness emergency simulations involving emergency responders in the icy water wearing dry suits and headwear while utilizing specialized equipment such as Marsars boards, which act as floating stretchers, rescue rings, throw bags that contain rope and reach poles.

Please be advised that this is an exercise only.