SWIFT WATER RESCUE

Swift Water Rescue can be one of the most dangerous of all rescues that a member of the Technical Rescue Team may be called upon to perform.  Fast moving water is an extremely dangerous condition and is often underestimated, which can result in an emergency situation.  The Team is capable of using many different techniques to rescue people trapped by or trapped in fast moving water.  Several members of the Team have had advanced training in northern Wisconsin and have reached the level of Swift Water Technician.  All other members have training provided by those Technicians and have practiced these rescue techniques locally.  Many members of the Team put their training to the ultimate test during the June 2008 flood in Fond du Lac. 


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