Humboldt Bay Fire conducts urban search and rescue training

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EUREKA- Members of Humboldt Bay Fire had specialized training on Monday.  The training was practicing search and rescue situations in urban or industrial environments.

High Angle Rope Rescue Training is held 4four times a year. Members of the Humboldt Bay Fire Urban Search and Rescue Team and three engine companies participated. Crews practiced multiple scenarios, including rescuing people trapped in high locations. 

"Much like learning a language or learning any specialized skill, you may not always use it, but you always need to be proficient in it.  And for us, part of our mission is to always be prepared and provide the highest level of service that we can.  And by constantly training on all the things that we need to do and provide to the public, we're able to maintain that high level of service," said Battalion Chief Sean Robertson.