P.J. Norwood and Mike Mather discuss the value of obtaining a rescue watercraft for fire agencies.
Structured procedures diminish risk significantly and prevent deviance. Mike Hudson discusses developing a rescue watercraft checklist procedure for motorized craft.
On December 7, 2020 the United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) and it's board of directors certified and designated Sea Bright (NJ) Ocean Rescue as a Personal Rescue Water Craft Agency (PRWC). The agency is part of the first group of four organizations in the country to be certified at this advanced level of motorized water craft rescue (jet ski).
The leapfrogging solution uses a pulley system on technicians who deploy on an ice rescue sled.
Mike Hudson reviews a unique program for multi-tiered water safety instructor aimed at the youth of the Jersey Shore.
Detroit-area fire photographer Ian Kushnir provided some photos of firefighters making rescues during recent floods in Dearborn Heights, Michigan.
Josh Pearcy has some tips for first-arriving members at the scene of possible drowning calls.