Rescue team tries out new raft

Members of the Mesa County Search and Rescue team guide their new Rapid Deployment Craft during a training session Sunday at Monument View Lake.The inflatable raft allows rescuers to encircle victims, then pull them to safety. It also can be used on snow and ice.



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Members of the Mesa County Search and Rescue team guide their new Rapid Deployment Craft during a training session Sunday at Monument View Lake.The inflatable raft allows rescuers to encircle victims, then pull them to safety. It also can be used on snow and ice.

The Mesa County Search and Rescue Swift Water Rescue Team spent Sunday training for situations that, ideally, they will never face. However, Doug Sieckert, a seven-year member of Search and…




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