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Coast Guard holds rescue drill in California

Crew from Coast Guard Group Air Station Humboldt Bay, Calif., teamed up Wednesday with more than 24 state, local and industry partners to conduct the largest full-scale mass rescue exercise in regional history.

Victim actors were rescued from the water in a simulated crash in Samoa Channel near Arcata Bay, transported to a land triage site and moved to St. Joseph's, Mad River and Redwood Memorial hospitals for treatment. The American Red Cross set up a family reception center during the exercise.

Click here to see photos of the drill.

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