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Parkview Fire Station 218
726 Midway Drive
Pittsburgh,PA 15215

Fire Fax:412-781-5299

Parkview EMS Station 180
200 South Margery Drive
Pittsburgh,PA 15238

EMS Fax:412-449-1081

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Training: August 17,2011

The 5th installment of the “Back to Basics”training brought Norm Auvil back to Station 218 for a Ropes and Knots refresher.  Members of Parkview Fire/EMS and Pleasant Valley VFD reviewed the basic knots and hardware used for rope rescue.  Other evolutions covered mechanical advantage systems,lowering/hoisting systems,and patient packaging with a stokes basket and SKED stretcher.