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Josh Pearcy
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  • Oklahoma City, OK
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Rope Curtain as a Down Stream safety

Water Rescue: Are you ready downstream? By: Josh PearcyAs spring approaches and we enter what is predicted to be one of the “wettest” years on record crews should prepare themselves for spring rain and the reality of the swift-water calls ahead of us. For most responders it is time to dust off the swift-water gear, look at known trouble spots, and preplan responses to areas in your district.For many crews in the nation the swift-water refresher starts with the review of the throw bag. Throw…See More
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Technical Rescue

Does your department have technical rescue capabilities? What kind of problems are you facing in regards to staffing, training and equipment? If you have any gadgets or special techniques, this is the place to share them.
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Swift Water Rescue

Swift Water Rescue as it relates to the fire service. Forum about equipment, tactics, special hazards, and anything related to swift water rescue.See More
Jan 24
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Lives in:
Oklahoma city
Department:
Oklahoma City Fire dept
Title/rank:
Lieutenant
Years of public service:
16
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Bio:
I started in the fire service in 2001. I currently work for the Oklahoma City Fire Dept. as a Lieutenant and I am assigned to the special rescue station. I am a nationally registered Paramedic where I have worked for ambulance based, fire based, and flight based EMS services. I have been a fire, an EMS, a Dive and a technical rescue instructor for several years. I have been honored to speak across the country at various conferences and training events. Including 3 years as an Instructor for (FDIC) fire dept Instructors Conference in Indianapolis presented by fire engineering magazine. I enjoy training and working with others to learn more about the fire service and share knowledge I have gained over the years. I serve on (OK-TF1) Oklahoma Task Force One Urban search and Rescue team as a Search Team Manager/Medical Specialist. I am also a part of the (HSART) Helicopter Search and Rescue Team as a Lead swimmer and a rescue swimmer instructor.

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Rope Curtain as a Down Stream safety

Water Rescue: Are you ready downstream?

By: Josh Pearcy

As spring approaches and we enter what is predicted to be one of the “wettest” years on record crews should prepare themselves for spring rain and the reality of the swift-water calls ahead of us. For most responders it is time to dust off the swift-water gear, look at known trouble spots, and preplan responses to areas in your district.

For many crews in the nation the swift-water refresher starts with the review of…

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