FALL PREPLANNING FOR SAFE ICE RESCUE OPERATIONS, PART 2

10/01/1999
FALL PREPLANNING FOR SAFE ICE RESCUE OPERATIONS, PART 2 ANDREA ZAFERES WALT "BUTCH" HENDRICK Part 1 appeared in the September 1999 issue. Winter brings the excitement of winter sports and the wonder of walking on water. Thousands of people worldwide will have adverse incidents on or near the ice, many of which will go practically unnoticed. The ice cracks, and they find themselves immersed in frigid water. Miraculously, they pull themselves out, perhaps with the aid of a friend, and the incident lasts only a few seconds. Embarrassed, they find their way home, warm themselves, dry their clothes, and say thanks. Sadly, not all ice incidents end so simply. When public safety perso...

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