Rope rescue ready







Fourteen participants from eight fire and rescue departments, including Oneonta, Leeds, and Montgomery, learned the ins and outs of rope rescue last week. Conducted at Palisades Park, training for rescue personnel included rescue rappelling, third man rescue, uses and limitations of equipment, and lowering systems, according to Oneonta Fire Chief Arthur Willis. – Nicole Singleton

Fourteen participants from eight fire and rescue departments, including Oneonta, Leeds, and Montgomery, learned the ins and outs of rope rescue last week. Conducted at Palisades Park, training for rescue personnel included rescue rappelling, third man rescue, uses and limitations of equipment, and lowering systems, according to Oneonta Fire Chief Arthur Willis. – Nicole Singleton