According to the Maui Fire Department, a couple from Canada called for help while snorkeling at Black Rock. A family of four and another nearby couple swam over to help but found themselves also unable to deal with the strong northerly current.
A school bus belonging to the the Knox County Public Schools had its work day cut short, after it overturned early Friday morning while taking students to class. One student required hospitalization for evaluation.
Four people died in an 11-vehicle crash on Interstate 10 in Hancock County when a semi truck slammed into vehicles stopped because of an overturned SUV and trailer, that spewed electronic equipment, blocked the roadway.
Bob Duemmel explains some relatively quick actions you can take when arriving at a technical rescue scene. Information collection is a critical piece of this puzzle and the ICS 201 incident briefing form tracks critical data.
Bob Duemmel provides offers an explanation of resource typing and how it relates to your technical rescue team. The article focuses on team capabilities and its relationship to how a team is measured in specific areas of their response grouping.