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200 Feet Down Rope Rescue

West Metro Fire Rescue Training & Event Center posted a unique and very successful tech rescue on their Facebook page. Checkout the video below.

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Tech Rescue

West Metro Fire Rescue Training & Event Center posted a unique and very successful tech rescue on their Facebook page.  Checkout the video below.

A 15-year-old falls into an old mine shaft, ending up some 200 feet below the surface. West Metro’s Technical Rescue Team, Golden Fire-Rescue and Alpine Rescue Team all worked together to safety pull the teen out. Here’s what this dangerous rescue was like, from the firefighter who was first in.

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Low Angle Rescue

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Low Angle Rescue

Moving a patient up an embankment back to the roadway could be as simple as guiding them up. However, depending on the angle of the embankment, weather and soil conditions the safest method is with a stokes basket attached to a low angle rope hauling system. Paratech Monopod being used at a recent incident in Hunterdon County NJ.

 

Z-Drag

Another easy to rig low angle system is a Z-Drag.

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Rescue Rigs

Roswell GA Heavy Rescue Sutphen SVI-Trucks

This apparatus comes equipped with a Command Light Knight 2 series light tower, Carefree Mirage Lateral Arm Patio Awning, Resolve Space Saver fill station, Cab/Body Walk-Through Connection and packed full of Paratech Struts!

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Roswell, GA Heavy Rescue

Roswell, GA Fire Rescue had a new heavy rescue built with a 22′ aluminum SVI-body mounted on a 20″ raised roof Sutphen Monarch chassis with a Cummins X12 500 HP engine. This apparatus comes equipped with a Command Light Knight 2 series light tower, Carefree Mirage Lateral Arm Patio Awning, Resolve Space Saver fill station, Cab/Body Walk-Through Connection and packed full of Paratech Struts!

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Knot Tying Guides

Here’s a great knot refresher!

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Ropes and Knots

In the fire academy, basic fire service knots are taught and just as easily forgotten without practice and training.  Checkout the Rescue Knots for Roco Students downloadable PDF file.

 

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