Monthly Archives: May 2011

River level at the USS Kidd in Baton Rouge

For those Roco students who have trained with us onboard the USS Kidd, these pictures will give you a prospective of how high the mighty Mississippi River is right now in Baton Rouge. These photos show the “extremes” of the river … Continue reading

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Toddler Killed in Arkansas Building Collapse

As a first responder, it’s your worst nightmare… pulling up to a scene of a building collapse with a woman trapped under a beam screaming out for her child who’s buried in the rubble. That’s what happened yesterday in a … Continue reading

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Fast Track to Technical Rescue

The Orange (Texas) Fire Department recently completed Roco’s Fast-Track™ 120 course, which is arguably the ultimate rope rescue training experience. This 120-hour program works on techniques to produce a “well-rounded” rescuer who is capable of safely and effectively responding to a … Continue reading

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Customized Rescue Training for Enterprise Products

These pictures are from the Enterprise Products (Port Allen, LA) class earlier this week at Roco Training Center. They scheduled a private “Refresher” course for the rescue team. It was a great class and an energetic group! Here’s a comment … Continue reading

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How to Haul a Victim in Half the Time: Part 1

As anyone who has ever been summoned to an industrial site for a confined space rescue, or has taken the opportunity to practice rescue drills in these facilities knows, sometimes the working area for the rescue team can be a … Continue reading

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Challenge Photo Gallery

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Here are more photos from Roco Rescue Challenge, Spring 2011. Click on photo to enlarge, or right-click to download. Remember, Roco Rescue Challenge, Fall 2011 is being held in Beaumont, TX on October 5 & 6, 2011. Make plans for … Continue reading

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