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    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. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. Not An Ordinary Drill: FL Fire Departments Participate in Regional Tech Rescue Training

    Online Articles

    Fri, 4 May 2012

    On April 21, 2012 Fort Lauderdale (FL) Fire-Rescue along with several other fire departments participated in a regional technical rescue team training drill.


    Exhibitor Listings

    Wed, 24 Apr 2013

    Ricochet, based in Philadelphia, has over 15 years of experience manufacturing PPE for Fire, Tech Rescue and EMS 1st responders.  Products range from structural fire gear to Urban Search and Rescue gear to EMS blood borne pathogeon gear to ANSI hi-visibility gear.