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How long is the tether real for water rescue?

200 ft

1

What is at the end of the 200 ft tether real used for water or ice rescue ?

A small carabiner secured to the rope by a figure 8 knot
An the large carabiner is placed in line 4 ft back secured with a butterfly knot

2

In a 4 man engine company who is the spotter initially?

The officer
And he should keep his eyes on the victim
At night uses thermal imaging camera

3

Who dons the cold water suit at a water/ ice rescue?

Both primary and secondary rescuer

4

At a water/ ice rescue will the primary and secondary rescuer have radios?

No

5

What shall the primary and secondary tethers be wearing at a water/ice rescue?

Personal floatation device

6

Where does the tether line get attached to for a water rescue?

The back D ring

7

For a ice rescue where does the tether rope get attached to?

The front of the CWS

8

When using the throw method at a ice rescue how should this be done?

Throw the Bag OVER & PAST the victim and have the victim wrap the rope around there arm

9

If your going to use a stretcher in the water at a rescue does the stretcher get brought to the victim?

No the victim is brought to strecher

10

How do you secure a person to a stretcher in the water?

Top straps under armpits over chest
Middle straps across the waist
Bottom straps get attached under one leg and over the other leg