Updated: Rescue training on the cable bridge (w/video)

July 16, 2014 

Members of a technical rescue team practiced their techniques Wednesday by dangling from the cable bridge between Pasco and Kennewick.

Officers involved in Wednesday's event included the Kennewick and Pasco fire departments and Benton Fire District 1.

They were helped by the state Department of Transportation, Columbia Basin Dive Rescue and the Benton County Sheriff's Department.

One northbound lane on the bridge will be closed until 1 p.m.

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