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Midland Fire Department Conducts Water Emergency Training Exercise

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) -

The Midland Fire Department held a water emergency training exercise on Tuesday morning.

The training was held at the Doug Russell Aquatic Center.

It was all to discuss and demonstrate water rescue techniques of pediatric patients who are in cardiac arrest caused by drowning.

Officials also offered drowning prevention tips.

Every day, about ten people die from drowning according to the centers for disease control.

Of those ten people killed, about two are children 14 and under.

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