Training Days: Ice Rescue Drill

12/08/2008
By Tom KiurskiAs training coordinator for Livonia (MI) Fire & Rescue, my focus is on training our firefighters. Although I don't claim to be a great trainer, I have attended seminars and conferences, and have listened to many speakers. Having lived in Michigan all my life, I also know how important it is to train for ice rescues.For this drill, I called on two of our captains who have plenty of expertise in this area. Both are members of the area's technical rescue team. After we had scouted a suitable body of water and had several weeks of cold weather (the Michigan weather was a little overzealous in helping us with this drill!), we were ready to begin. After taking all the necessary sa...

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