The Buzz on Technical Rescue: A Look at the USAR Equipment Cache


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Host Bob Duemmel talks with New Jersey Task Force 1 member Michael Daley about the wide array of equipment carried by USAR teams on their deployments.

The two discuss the different types of search gear, breaking and breaching tools and shoring equipment. Hear how they transport the equipment from their base to the scene of a catastrophe and what they need to bring to be self-sufficient for the first 72 hours.

Listen as they discuss the crucial role of the logistics officers as the USAR teams and how they keep the team and their equipment running.

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