rescue equipment


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Noun1.rescue equipment - equipment used to rescue passengers in case of emergencyrescue equipment - equipment used to rescue passengers in case of emergency
equipment - an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
flotation device, life preserver, preserver - rescue equipment consisting of a buoyant belt or jacket to keep a person from drowning
chute, parachute - rescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall
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Deputy Chief Warden Ubaid ur Rehman after the accident told the media that owing to shortage of rescue equipment, the rescue team is facing hardships in the search operation.
Contract: Technical rope rescue equipment replacement
Water rescue equipment was used to haul the cows from the water and transfer them to safety.
The fire services used ropes and special rescue equipment to rescue the children, who were brought to the top of the ledge safely and turned over to police, who brought them to their parents.
Speaking to ANI, Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order), Mr Navdeep Singh Virk said, "Two platoons of Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) each having 31 police personnel along with motor boats and flood rescue equipment have been deployed to district Yamunanagar."
Firefighters used high-pressure hydraulic rescue equipment to take the roof off the car and free the woman.
Representatives of Scottish Fire and Rescue taught the pupils about rescue equipment while the council's road safety team highlighted ways for the children to keep themselves and others free from harm.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has deployed heavy and light rescue equipment for rescue operations at the scene of the collapsed building in Lagos Island.
Fire crews with specialist rope rescue equipment made their way to the area to help the stranded animal.
Rescue equipment was handed over to the employees of the Karakol town department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Issyk-Kul region, Turmush reports.
The mine workers in the area commenced relief and rescue operation on self but due to lack of rescue equipment and facilities the workers faced hardships while going inside the mine as the collapsed mine was filed with methane gas.
On the preparation made by the municipality, Al Harmoudi said: "The department recently completed a mock rescue operation for drowning cases and made sure that marine rescue equipment is ready and maintained.