Issue 2 and Volume 136.

RESCUE RESCUE/EMS A lot of practice and a little luck was the winning combination for the Lambertville, N.J., Ambulance and Rescue Squad Heavy Rescue Team, which captured first place at this year’s Annual International Rescue and Emergency Care Conference Heavy Rescue Contest held in Baltimore last Aug. 22-28. Sponsored by the Maryland State Ambulance and Rescue Association, the conference activities included the heavy duty rescue contest, the emergency care contest, seminars and a tour of shock trauma. The Lambertville team is not a newcomer to the rescue competition, having attended for 21 years. This year marks the fourth time the team has won the contest. The team has also been successful in other heavy rescue contests, winning in South Carolina recently. Raymond Lind, captain of the eight-man team, attributes his team’s success to the caliber of the team members and the intensity and amount of their training. “We have a…

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