© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in fotobanka patrol the Moscow city search and rescue service. Archival photo© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Tecnocovering the image Bank
On water objects of Moscow since the beginning of autumn there were 12 incidents, was rescued 8 people, reported Thursday in a press-service of the Moscow city search and rescue service on water objects (MGPS).
According to the press service, on average, in September the water was resting up to 5 thousand people a day, in the first decade of the month the number had reached 9.5 thousand.
Now at search and rescue stations the service is actively preparing for the winter season.
«Our rescuers are both theoretical and practical training to assist people in distress on the water in winter. We teach the methods of rescue from the ice, handling with new equipment,» — said the first Deputy MHPSS Sergei Yezhov.
Training for rescuers on the water for the winter will end November 21. According to the press service MGPS, in the cold time of year on water objects of Moscow will involve 164 boats, among which 24 hovercraft, ATV, snowmobile, 4 mobile rescue post and rowing boats.