HILTON HEAD

PHOTO: Bluffton, Hilton Head firefighters run rescue drills at Shelter Cove demolition site

info@islandpacket.comFebruary 7, 2013 

Photo by Joheida Fister With demolition underway at Shelter Cove Mall, members of the state's Regional Response Team 4 — which includes Bluffton and Hilton Head Island firefighters — practiced urban search and rescue drills among the debris Thursday morning. Town of Hilton Head Fire & Rescue Division spokeswoman Joheida Fister said some of the drills include cutting through metal beams, concrete and brick to simulate rescue scenarios.

JOHEIDA FISTER

With demolition under way at Shelter Cove Mall, members of the state's Regional Response Team 4 -- which includes Bluffton and Hilton Head Island firefighters -- practiced urban search and rescue drills in the debris Thursday morning.

Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue Division spokeswoman Joheida Fister said some of the drills include cutting through metal beams, concrete and brick to simulate rescue scenarios.

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