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Evansville, IN 47713
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Rope/Confined Space Rescue

Rope Training 1   Rope Training 2

Rope/Confined Space Team

32 firefighters represent EFD as Rope Rescue Technicians, and all equipment is housed on Rescue 1 and Ladder 1.  Captains Will, Scheller, and Lt. Reiter serve as team leaders and instruct their respective shift in the effective and safe use of raising and lowering systems, and other technical evolutions.  The team utilizes a full cadre of ropes, harnesses, carabiners, pulleys, intrinsically safe communications, surface supplied SCBA air system, and Skyhook systems tripod.  The team utilizes our four-story training tower, local grain bins, water treatment plant, and the Ford Center for their high rise & confined space rescue evolutions