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The Buzz on Technical Rescue: Mitigating Elevator Emergencies

May 17th, 2010


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Podcast host Bob Duemmel talks with retired FDNY Captain Tony Tricarico about elevator emergencies.

Tony discusses the evolution of elevators and shares the differences between the current elevator systems. He details the system components and controls of a variety of systems.

They talk through elevator emergency situation size-ups, utility controls and elevator access points. Tony offers a number of tricks, including elevator keys, forcible entry and the removal of trapped passengers.

Join The Buzz on Technical Rescue podcast host Bob Duemmel during a live recording of the show at Firehouse Expo in Baltimore in July. Tune in to the next show for full details.

Note: Tony Tricarico will be teaching "Elevator Emergencies" at Firehouse Expo, in Baltimore, on July 23.

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