Portland Coast Guard and Fire Department to Host Training

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine – Coast Guard Sector Northern New England and the Portland Fire Department are hosting a safety workshop for small passenger vessel operators in Maine on Thursday from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Stevens Avenue Armory, 772 Stevens Ave. in Portland, Maine.

The emergency preparedness workshop is designed to reinforce the importance of operating safely on the water by providing hands-on experience to small passenger vessel operators.

Attendees will receive classroom instruction and practical training on ship-board firefighting techniques and the operation of lifesaving equipment including a life raft deployment, flare demonstrations, and a live fire trainer.

If you have any problems viewing this article, please report it here.