1st Great Lakes Regional Marine Firefighting Conference in Sturgeon Bay

This week there has been a 3-day conference and training happening here in Sturgeon Bay titled the “Great Lakes Regional Marine Firefighting Conference”, the first conference of its kind on the Great Lakes. Present were representatives from various port city fire departments from around the Great Lakes, as well as Coast Guard representatives from all 4 sectors of the Great Lakes. Attendees shared information, experiences, … Continue reading

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Saturday Water Rescue in Sturgeon Bay

There was a water rescue performed in Sturgeon Bay Saturday afternoon. Shortly after 2:00 pm, a rescue call came in for a sailboat which had become lodged on Dunlap’s reef approximately 200 yards out from Bay Shipbuilding. The response included Sturgeon Bay Fire and Rescue, the US Coast Guard, and Door County EMS . The fire department launched “Marine – 1” and an additional boat, … Continue reading

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