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PFD saves the life of a fisherman in Cheticamp

 Fisherman Jordan MacDougall with one of the PFDs.


 PFD saves the life of a fisherman in Cheticamp
- by April MacDonald

    Man overboard!
    For those who fish, these words are two of the worst that you can hear.
    Now, because of the efforts of a few forward thinking people, the outcome after these words are echoed has been drastically changed.
    Last week in Cheticamp a fisherman fell into the water and his PFD (personal flotation device) inflated, saving his life.
    A personal flotation device (abbreviated as PFD) is a piece of equipment designed to assist a wearer to keep afloat in water. The wearer may be either conscious or unconscious.

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