Trumansburg Fire News

Training for Ice Water Rescue

Ice Water Rescue, Training, Trumansburg, Firefighters, Tactical Rescue

Trumansburg Volunteer Firefighters participated in Ice Rescue training this week! Read the article below to get acquainted with what it means to work an emergency with ice water!


 Proper training, equipment, technique and awareness can reduce the dangers of ice rescues.


 In water rescue, there is a universally accepted rescue sequence: self rescue, reach, throw, row and go.  A "go" rescue is the point in which the rescuer physically goes after and retrieves the victim. Before committing to this decision, every rescuer should follow a checklist. Additionally,  rescuers should be qualified and trained to perform the task they are preparing to undertake. READ MORE...

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