After completing the Landmark Learning EMT-Intensive course in the fall of 2016, I went to volunteer with All Hands and Hearts when they came to Gatlinburg, TN, to help out after the forest fires there.
If you didn’t know the Western North Carolina tale of “Iron Foot” – well here it goes.
The Chattanooga Hamilton County Rescue Service in Chattanooga, Tennessee (CHCRS) specializes in cave rescue, surface rope rescue, search and rescue, and wilderness medical evacuation. CHCRS maintains three response vehicles equipped with over 8,000 feet of rope, hardware bags stocked with equipment used for building rope systems with a mechanical advantage, and the necessary tools to modify a cave during a rescue.
If you have ever thought about what it might be like to be an EMT – Emergency Medical Technician or Wilderness EMT, then here is some food for thought. Happy chewing!