It is with great sadness we announce the loss of 2 Wildland Firefighters on Saturday afternoon.
LODD Coverage From Wildfire Today 8-30-2009
After calling your Mayday, activate PASS Device, use Lightbox as a Beacon, and attempt self rescue.
There will be more To Come on this Topic Real Soon.......
Be Safe Out There
The PowerPoint that I used came from this website:
There are a number of Videos and Downloadable PDF Emergency Response Guidelines (ERGS) for download on this website.
Some Great Vehicle Extrication Links
New Vehicle Technology: Issues for Rescuers
Guide Book 41 Pages
Holmatro Vehicle Extrication Techniques
Guide Book 95 Pages
REMEMBER, PRY BEFORE YOU CUT.
(To locate Gas Cylinders, Fuel Lines, and other Hazards)
5 Inches from any Side Impact Airbag
10 Inches from Driver Frontal Airbag
20 Inches from Passenger Frontal Airbag
* Side Curtains – 12 Inches from roof *
Let the soul of no man ever say – I WISH I WOULD HAVE BEEN TRAINED!
"BE SAFE OUT THERE"