DORCHESTER, S.C. (WCBD) – Dozens of first responders and volunteers gathered Wednesday evening for a large water rescue exercise at Ashley River Park.

Members of the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office, Dorchester County Fire-Rescue, and Dorchester County EMS teamed up with volunteers for “a full-scale water rescue exercise.”

Over 50 people participated in the exercise, which lasted from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.