High-angle rescue

Firemedic Bill Smith, right, has his rappeling line checked by instructor Todd Learn before accompanying a dummy-laden stretcher down the tower at the Red Deer Fire Training Centre Friday. A number of firemedics went through a high angle rescue course so they’d know how to safely and securely get a victim from heights to ground level.

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Firemedic Bill Smith, right, has his rappeling line checked by instructor Todd Learn before accompanying a dummy-laden stretcher down the tower at the Red Deer Fire Training Centre Friday. A number of firemedics went through a high angle rescue course so they’d know how to safely and securely get a victim from heights to ground level.