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Tech Rescue Team Funding

I belong to a County Team that started in forming in 2007 after local Chiefs realized that they could no longer fund department based teams…

Started by Russell Lewis

0 Jun 2, 2012

Trench Rescue Techniques

In regards to setting up "Ladder Bridge" systems for trench rescue scenarios... 1) What does your ladder bridge system consist of? 2) Do yo…

Started by BRENT WEIR

0 Sep 15, 2011

LSP Halfback

We just got a LSP halfback device. It came with the lifting strap but the instructions are pretty vague. We know the 2 clips go to the lift…

Started by Tom Bradley

5 Nov 29, 2010
Reply by Dave Van Holstyn

Search Dogs

I am on the Technical Rescue Team and have finally recieved the support of our Chiefs to acquire a search dog. My chief has asked me to do…

Started by Rolando Busto

0 Jun 17, 2010

PETZL ID/540 Belay

I was wondering how many of you out there have used with the 540 Belay device or the Petzl ID and what your thoughts were regarding them vs…

Started by Rudy Dinkins

19 Feb 16, 2010
Reply by Jeremy Fox

Teams requirments

Does your department/region have set requirements to be on your technical rescue team? Do you include swift water in your technical rescue…

Started by Jeremy Hartman

3 Jan 22, 2010
Reply by Barry Aptt

Rope Rescue tools and methods. To change or not to change?

Our team responds in a metro area, primarily our rescues would be restricted to high rise buildings or possibly radio towers. We have no mo…

Started by Paul D. Harris

2 Jan 13, 2010
Reply by Jeff Matthews

Rope Equipment Storage

How do all of you store your rope equipment? And where is it kept? Is it all on a rescue or squad company? Is it all in one big box or bag.…

Started by Art Bloomer

2 Mar 9, 2009
Reply by Doug Yates

Teams requirments

Does your department/region have set requirements to be on your technical rescue team? Do you include swift water in your technical rescue…

Started by Jeremy Hartman

0 Dec 4, 2008

SARS - Airlines

Looking for ideas on the storage and deployment of supplied air respirator airlines. We don't have room for reels, and simply coiling the l…

Started by Kevin Schroeder

7 Nov 22, 2008
Reply by Jeremy Hartman

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