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Rescuers Pass Out

Published on: 6:39pm on Friday 27th January 2012
Rescuers Pass Out
Another batch of ‘Rope Rescue’ trained SLAF personnel  passed out today(27th January 2012) after a practical session carried out on the sea close to the mount lavinia beach. The practical session was carried out in collaboration with the No. 04 Helicopter Squadron.

A team consisting of Twenty seven  selected Fire fighters, Gunners and Air Gunners were given a 22 day training at the SLAF Fire Unit and  SLAF Base Rathmalana under the guidance of SLAF Chief Fire Officer Group Captain Dias  whilst Squadron Leader Chamil Hettiarachchi acted as the Oficer in charge of the course.

The trainees are capable of emergency rescue of persons who are trapped in burning buildings as well as floods, landslides and other natural disaster situations. Also they were trained with first aid and trauma management.




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