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Swift Water Rescue in Harford County

Take a look at the pictures that All Access Points Media posted on their Facebook page of a swift water rescue of a 30 year-old male patient that their lower extremities had become logged between rocks in a swift water area.

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Swift Water Rescue

Take a look at the pictures that All Access Points Media posted on their Facebook page of a swift water rescue of a 30 year-old male patient that their lower extremities had become logged between rocks in a swift water area. The patient was freed from the rocks he was extricated from the water.

8/23/2020 AAPM – An extended operation to free a swimmer occurred in the Rock State Park area of Harford County. …

Posted by All Access Points Media on Monday, 24 August 2020

 

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Outboard Motor Information

The Pennsylvania Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team shared the video below on their Facebook page of useful information on outboard motor.

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Outboard Motor

The Pennsylvania Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team shared the video below on their Facebook page of useful information on outboard motor.

The Pennsylvania Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team has a great Standard Operating Guidelines and Training Manual.

https://www.fishandboat.com/Boat/PennsylvaniaWaterRescue/Pages/default.aspx

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Swift Water Flood Training Center

Located at the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services’ State Preparedness Training Center in Oneida County, this state-of-the-art facility is the only training

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Swift Water Flood Training Center

Shots from the newly completed SWFT (Swift Water Flood Training) center dedicated solely to training New York State’s first responders.

Located at the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services’ State Preparedness Training Center in Oneida County, this state-of-the-art facility is the only training center of its kind solely dedicated to training the State’s fire, law enforcement, and EMS responders on the technical skills necessary to perform water rescues in controlled conditions.

 

First responders can register to receive swift water and flood rescue training, as well as view other training opportunities, by visiting the State Preparedness Training Center’s calendar.

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Drone PFD Deployment

Drone’s are useful in many different disciplines in the fire service.

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Drones

The Wayne Township Fire Department outside of Indianapolis, deployed their drone to take a PFD out to a victim in the water having trouble staying afloat. This another great example of how drones can be deployed quickly and with little to risk to the responders.

Checkout our previous post, Drones and Tech Rescue to learn about deployment systems.

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