Sparks fly on Timaru's waterfront

05:06, Nov 15 2012
Coastguard Drill
FLARE UP: Port and marine staff participate in a safety drill along Timaru's waterfront.
Coastguard Drill
FLARE UP: Port and marine staff participate in a safety drill along Timaru's waterfront.
Coastguard Drill
FLARE UP: Port and marine staff participate in a safety drill along Timaru's waterfront.
Coastguard Drill
FLARE UP: Port and marine staff participate in a safety drill along Timaru's waterfront.
Coastguard Drill
FLARE UP: Port and marine staff participate in a safety drill along Timaru's waterfront.
Coastguard Drill
FLARE UP: Port and marine staff participate in a safety drill along Timaru's waterfront.

Timaru's waterfront lit up last night when Coastguard South Canterbury held a drill.

Coxwain Tony Lister led 30 port and marine staff in a flare training and safe operation exercise.

A variety of distress, handheld, rocket and smoke flares were used in the practise.

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