Helicopter, kayaks and dogs get key NH Swift River training
Nighttime drill was part of Swiftwater Rescue Technician Advanced course for Conway Fire and Rescue members
By Paul Montgomery
The Union Leader
CONWAY, N.H. — A New Hampshire National Guard Black Hawk helicopter swept a narrow-focused, very bright searchlight up and down the Swift River on Friday night as personnel from multiple agencies looked for an unknown number of victims from a tubing mishap.
It was a training scenario, but it played out like a real emergency.