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Home Construction and Rope Rescue

Here is a something to put into your mental toolbox. The Plainfield Fire Territory were dispatched to an injured person at a construction site. A worker had fallen into the basement while they were setting floor joists for the first floor. The patient was in such a position that it required a rope rescue system to be set up.

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Here is a something to put into your mental toolbox. The Plainfield Fire Territory were dispatched to an injured person at a construction site. A worker had fallen into the basement while they were setting floor joists for the first floor. The patient was in such a position that it required a rope rescue system to be set up. A combination of the rope system and the ladder truck was used to complete the rescue. For the rest of the photos, check out their Facebook page.
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Plainfield Fire Territory, Plainfield Indiana provides Fire/EMS services to 35,000 residents including the Town of Plainfield and Guilford Township.

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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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