Comments for: Northern Penobscot County firefighters practice saving lives in cold water

Posted Feb. 25, 2013, at 5:13 p.m.

ENFIELD | Depending on the temperature of the water you find yourself in, hypothermia can kill you in as little as 15 minutes. First comes intense shivering and exhaustion. Confusion, memory loss, slurred speech follow as the water absorbs body heat faster than it is produced, according to the …

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