Ice rescue training

Billings firefighters practice an animal rescue technique during ice rescue training at Riverfront Park on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. The department holds the training for every firefighter once a year. The course covers self-rescue, use of a rescue sled, animal rescue and more.

CASEY PAGE, Gazette Staff

Billings firefighters practice ice techniques during ice rescue training at Riverfront Park on Wednesday.

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Billings firefighter Cody Aguirre and Robb Gersbach

Billings firefighter Cody Aguirre and Robb Gersbach practice lifting themselves out of the water during ice rescue training at Riverfront Park on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. The department holds the training for every firefighter once a year. The course covers self-rescue, use of a rescue sled, animal rescue and more.

The department holds the training for every firefighter once a year. The course covers self-rescue, use of a rescue sled, animal rescue and more.

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Billings firefighter Robb Gersbach

Billings firefighter Robb Gersbach practices lifting himself out of the water during ice rescue training at Riverfront Park on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. The department holds the training for every firefighter once a year. The course covers self-rescue, use of a rescue sled, animal rescue and more.