LBI Officials Look to Enlist Surfers in Lifesaving After Rash of Jersey Shore Drownings

The surfing volunteers would be given the same app on their phones that fire and police have.

“We all have pagers now, or phones set up as pagers, a system called active 911 gives location and GPS to the location,” Selfridge said.

He said it could cut down on response times and create a more efficient communication system island wide.

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