Saturday, August 29, 2009

Test Card 2 : Fireman's Lift

The picture shows members of Sheffield Fire Brigade carrying out a training exercise based on the evacuation of casualties from a block of flats.

9 comments:

  1. Although I have experience of fire, I'm grateful I've never been in a situation where I had to be carried to safety.

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  2. Whoa! Now that does take some balance, wot?

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  3. Hah! I've had to do that. Off a cliff. Fun times.

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  4. Love the old photos. All our family come from Sheffield; Owlerton, Neepsend and Hunters Bar. That's from around 1900 until my grandmother died in mid-60s.

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  5. wow. hope the top guy does not miss a step!

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  6. Classic pic . .I wonder if they still practice that way today?

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  8. Thanks for all the comments. John : We lived in Sheffield for about twelve years and our son was born there. He is now back there at University.

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  9. Wow...actually, the training still includes this excercise, but they use life-size dummies...at least over here! :)

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