Wis. fire chief: River rescue video will aid training

Two firefighters swam out to rescue a trapped victim


By Donna Frake
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

WAUKESHA, Wis. — Battalion Chief Dick Neustaedter said video of a recent successful water rescue of an elderly man who drove his vehicle into the Fox River will make an excellent training tool for his department.

According to the police report, it was just before 11:30 a.m. on March 9, when 81-year-old William M. Stone of Waterford, tried to slow down on the snow and slush covered roadway for the stop sign at Buckley Street and Corrina Boulevard.

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