Podcast

The Buzz on Technical Rescue: The Changing World of USAR Response

September 23rd, 2013


Todd Fetters and I talk about some of the changes in USAR training and other updates regarding disaster responses. We also take a look at some of the new technologies that are hitting the market and how they impact a team’s response.


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Bob Duemmel and Todd Fetters discuss the changing world of urban search and rescue, including new technology and tools to help rescue teams in unique situations.

Fetters recently retired as a fire captain in California is a member of a USAR incident support team and a USAR instructor. He joined CA-TF 6 in 1992.

The two discuss changesbeing made to USAR training and how funding and grants are impacting local and state technical response teams. The two dive into the myriad of technology that technical rescue teams are seeing hit the market in an attempt to making life-saving rescuers easier in the precarious rescue scenarios teams often face. 


Speakers

Bob Duemmel

Bob Duemmel

BOB DUEMMEL , a Firehouse...