Stockton Dive Team Ready For Water Emergencies On Rivers And Lakes

  • Source: KOVR-TV CBS Sacramento
  • Published: 07/13/2017 07:47 PM

During hot summer days is when boaters, swimmers and fisherman head to the water to cool off, making it a busy time for area firefighters. Accidents along the San Joaquin River happen every year from capsized boats to swimmers swept away by strong currents. Firefighters from the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District are gearing up for another warm weekend as many families make their way to area rivers and lakes. “What people don’t realize is that the water levels are still moving fast, high and cold because of the snow melt from the Sierra,” said Josh Capper, acting battalion chief, Lathrop-Manteca Fire District.


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