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Mayor Kristen Brown, right, dresses in a cold-water suit to get in an icy pond January 9, 2013, at Mill Race Park as firefighters prepare to rescue her during ice water rescue training.
Columbus Firefighter Chris Tuttle checks on Mayor Brown as she drops into a hole in the ice at the Mill Race Park pond to be rescued as part of training.
Firefighter Chris Tuttle calls out instructions during the training scenario.
The reflections of Firefigher Chris Tuttle and Mayor Brown can be seen in the iced-over Mill Race Park pond during the training exercise.
Columbus Firefighter Troy Todd deploys a specialized ice-water rescue craft to save volunteer training victim Mayor Brown.
Firefighter Troy Todd reaches out to volunteer training victim Mayor Brown as he prepares to pull her from the icy pond.
Columbus Firefighter Chris Tuttle checks with Firefighter Troy Todd after Mayor Brown is pulled from the icy pond in the training exercise.
The rescue boat takes off back to shore after Mayor Brown is rescued from the icy pond during the training scenario.
Mayor Brown and Columbus Fire Department Lt. Ron Sexton remove specialized ice-water rescue suits following the training.
Mayor Brown and firefighters review the ice water rescue procedures used during training to save the mayor from the icy pond.