PHOTO RELEASE: Responders conduct a fire drill at the Golden Ray wreck site


A responder with T&T Salvage aims a 2.5-inch fire hose with a combination nozzle on top of the Golden Ray wreck in St. Simons Sound, Georgia during a fire drill on Aug. 19, 2020. Responders maintain firefighting capabilities through crew training and drills as they prepare for removal operations in early October. St. Simons Sound Incident photo by U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Himes.

A responder with T&T Salvage operates a 3,500 gpm fire pump during a fire drill at the Golden Ray wreck site in St. Simons Sound, Georgia on Aug. 19, 2020. Responders conduct training exercises to augment the fire fighting system installed on the Golden Ray for cooling during cutting operations and as a primary resource for firefighting. St. Simons Sound Incident photo by U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Himes.

The Tug CAITLIN aims a fire monitor at the Golden Ray wreck site in St. Simons Sound, Georgia during a fire drill on Aug. 19, 2020. Responders use a variety of vessels and equipment to augment the fire fighting system installed on the Golden Ray for cooling during cutting operations and as a primary resource for firefighting. St. Simons Sound Incident photo by U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Himes.

The Tug ZION equipped with a 6,000 gallon per minute fire pump transits to the Golden Ray wreck site in St. Simons Sound, Georgia during a fire drill on Aug. 19, 2020. Responders use a variety of vessels and equipment to maintain firefighting capabilities as they prepare for removal operations in early October. St. Simons Sound Incident photo by U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Himes.


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Responders conduct a fire drill at the Golden Ray wreck site in St. Simons Sound, Georgia as a part of on-going operations on Aug. 19, 2020. Responders conduct exercises using a variety of equipment to augment the purpose-built fire fighting system installed on the Golden Ray for cooling during cutting operations and as a primary resource for firefighting. St. Simons Sound Incident video by U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Himes.