SAR Day 2013 was a huge success! A total of 78 personnel from 16 different agencies and 4 states attended this year. Training in rope rescue, confined space rescue, breaching concrete in a confined space, breaching concrete while suspended by ropes, saw cutting concrete, shoring and K-9 training for both live and deceased victims as well as training both K-9s and personnel in lowering K-9s from 60 feet took place.
Many sponsors helped make this day a success. We would like to thank the following sponsors for their support and generous donations:
Hanson Pipe and Precast (www.hansonpipeandprecast.com)
Elysian Fields Animal Clinic & Dr. Paul Koenig, D.V.M.
Life of Riley Pet Photography & Rebecca Ross (www.lifeofrileyphoto.com)
Paratech Rescue Tools (www.paratech.com)
Home Safety Matters (www.homesafetymatters.com)
Glacier Tek (www.glaciertek.com)
Pawz Dog Boots (pawzdogboots.com)
Marsh Dog (www.marshdog.com)
Platinum Performance (www.platinumperformance.com)
Delca Corp (delcacorp.com)
Zoom Dog (www.zoomdog.info)
Real People Clothing Company (www.etsy.com/shop/rpcc)
Please visit their websites.
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