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  1. TRENCH RESCUE LESSONS LEARNED

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Sep 2005

    members of Rescue 1 and three members of the Tech Rescue team . The remaining 10 Tech Rescue team members were also dispatched from engine ..... needing to move any dirt. On arrival, the Tech Rescue team immediately went to work. Members lined

  2. Five Steps to a Successful Annual Training Plan

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014

    Technical Rescue Team will conduct the operation, and members will safely rappel down the face of our tower. Tech rescue team members first will conduct a capabilities briefing describing what and how they will assist county departments with

  1. Technical Rescue: Boston Firefighters Use Aerial Ladder to Rescue Injured Man from Rooftop - Fire Engineering

    Online Articles

    Fri, 6 Dec 2013

    Boston yesterday. The Boston Globe recounted (http://bo.st/IHSHZ0) the rescue effort, which involved tech rescue team firefighters strapping the victim into a Stokes basket that was placed atop the ladder and lowered down. The victim

  2. Whom Do You Call on in a Disaster: Your Local USAR Team or Mutual Aid?

    Online Articles

    Thu, 24 Sep 2009

    Department Response: We are in the process of building a tech rescue team . Because of the lack of training on this subject ..... allows us to train our members in house. All rope/ tech rescue training is done through individual departments up

  3. The Rescue Lab: Drawing Shoring Systems - Tech Rescue - Fire Engineering

    Online Articles

    Fri, 8 May 2015

    By Mike Donahue In this new technical rescue series, Mike Donahue will provide quick tips on tech rescue operations and specific skills and knowledge that can help you improve your effectiveness in rescue situations. This first installment

  4. Tech Rescue : Report: Pacific Northwest Unprepared for Massive Earthquake

    Online Articles

    Thu, 16 Jul 2015

    earthquake in the Cascadia Subduction Zone that would ravage the coastal Northwest of the United States. Most alarmingly for tech rescue teams and first responders, it seems the region's infrastructure and population are largely unprepared for what the report

  5. Tech Rescue : Small Spaces, Big Tips

    Online Articles

    Thu, 9 Oct 2014

    Jacob McAfee discusses the one position within the confined space incident command structure that often gets overlooked: the attendant.

  6. Tech Rescue : Rescue Crews Free Worker Trapped in Falls Church (VA) Trench Collapse

    Online Articles

    Fri, 13 Jun 2014

    Firefighters and dozens of rescue crews helped rescue a worker trapped in a trench collapse yesterday in Falls Church, Virginia.

  7. Tech Rescue Training at FDIC 2013: Managing Rescue Operations

    Online Articles

    Thu, 25 Apr 2013

    Larry Collins analyzed a 1999 trench rescue and other technical rescue incidents along with lessons learned during his Tuesday afternoon workshop, “Managing Rescue Operations.” A battalion chief with the Los Angeles County (CA) Fire Department, Collins has presented at FDIC for more than 20 years

  8. Tech Rescue : Shoring Operations

    Online Articles

    Thu, 18 Apr 2013

    Mike Donahue examines several shoring systems for technical rescue applications and the principles that they are based on.