Photo Details

Photo detail

August 17, 2012

In this Wednesday, Aug, 8, 2012 photo, Misquamicut, R.I., Fire Chief Louis Misto, left, holds a line attached to the EMILY remote-control lifesaving device as it propels itself in the water and away from the shore at Old Town Beach, in Westerly, R.I. EMILY, an acronym for Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard, is a small watercraft fitted with a flotation device and can go up to 22 mph, allowing it to get to people more quickly, and in some cases more safely, than any human.

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