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The Rescue

No matter where you are in the United States, you will find a unit called the “Rescue.” The job, duties, and capabilities of this unit are typically determined by region. 945 more words

KME Heavy Rescue - Monterey FD

@Moffett Field, CA

September 2014

This Monterey FD rescue was a participant at the 2014 Urban Shield exercise held throughout the Bay Area.  Urban Search & Rescue skills were tested at a dedicate facility located at NASA Ames Research Center.  Sony RX100, processing with Aperture.

How School Buses Are Made

The video below shows parts of Blue Bird Corporations manufacturing process.  It will help you get an idea of where the strongest parts of the bus are located.   87 more words


USAR Training Ops

Here are a few pictures from a recent USAR training at a two story school in Oregon, OH slated for demolition after the first of the year.   62 more words


FDIC 2012 - School Bus Extrication

Below is the description for my classroom presentation at FDIC 2012, April 19, 2012 (1530-1715 hours).  Check out the rest of the program options here… 92 more words


Type A School Buses / LPG / Heavy Lifting

Coming in 2012 will be an option from General Motors for liquified petroleum gas (LPG) in Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana cutaway 4500 vans, which are used in Type A school bus applications.   52 more words


Cribbing For Heavy Vehicle Lifting

Here is a basic review of wood cribbing capacities and then some thoughts on how to increase your crews critical thinking before the heavy rescue lifting call. 379 more words