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A television crew films a U.S. Coast Guard patrol boat at The Dalles Marina. Four Coast Guard units were involved in the exercise, including Station Portland and Air Station Astoria. Auxiliary and district personnel were also on hand throughout the day-long test of a revised and updated mass-rescue plan.

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‘Mass rescue plan’ tested

Rescue helicopters, patrol boats, search and rescue teams, incident response teams, fire engines and ambulances from multiple agencies converged on Riverfront park Wednesday morning as the United States Coast Guard tested the region’s response capabilities to a mass river rescue on the Columbia River. Overlooking the scene from the Fort Dalles Readiness Center was a host of emergency planners in a busy command center.

May 17, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

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