rescue unit


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rescue unit

A unit composed of trained personnel and provided with equipment suitable for the expeditious conduct of search and rescue (ICAO).
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He explained: "As a result of taking advice from Technical Rescue Unit over the phone, firefighters released the horse from the barbed wire using bolt cutters.
The Eastern Region Police Rescue Unit has confirmed that search for the 18-year-old Indian male student is on in cooperation with the Air Wing of the police .
There is also a technical rescue unit in attendance.
He was taken by boat to the Marine Rescue Unit at Pier Head before being taken into the care of paramedics before being taken to Royal Liverpool University Hospital.
This was stated by KMC Administrator Laeeq Ahmed while listening to problems of staff working in the urban search and rescue unit of MS department during a Khuli Kachehri held at his office, said a statement issued here on Thursday.
Hampton formed the Aquarium Rescue Unit, an eclectic congregation adept at everything from country-swing jazz to meltdown Southern boogie and over-amped gospel bluegrass.
A spokeswoman for North Wales Fire and Rescue Service said: "A fire engine, a technical rescue unit and the rope rescue team were sent.
She said the service sent a technical rescue unit from Wrexham and a rope rescue unit from Colwyn Bay.
Summary: Two Frenchmen and one Lebanese on a 20-meter sailing boat were rescued Sunday by the Civil Defense Maritime Rescue Unit, the National News Agency reported.
Emergency services were soon at the scene and a fire service team and water rescue unit helped remove the car from the water.
A distress call was made to the Kuwait Fire Department marine rescue unit after it was revealed that the group was stranded at sea due to the weather conditions, the department said in a statement.
Erzurum Search and Rescue Unit had the highest number of activity (237, 18.