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Firefighters undergo training
McMinnville firefighters spent Monday in the chilly waters of the Barren Fork River preparing for when fun in the sun turns into a 911 call. The department is practicing its water rescue techniques in preparation for swimming, kayaking, and tubing on the horizon. Pictured is firefighter Dustin Holman, foreground, working a pulley system.
McMinnville Fire Department used Pepper Branch Park for water rescue training exercises Monday. “We’re preparing for something we hope doesn’t happen,” said McMinnville Fire Department Capt. Josh Brock. “With more and more people spending time on the water, it could.