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April 5, 2005
Structural collapse and mass casualty exercise
  
The Toronto Heavy Urban Search and Rescue team (HUSAR) will respond to a mock
structural collapse and mass casualty exercise.

Date: Thursday, April 7
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Toronto Fire Services Special Operations Training Centre, 200
Bermondsey Road

The emergency scenario begins with a canine search to find the casualties
followed by live technical rescue operations to extricate trapped victims.

Toronto HUSAR in conjunction with Sunnybrook - Osler Centre for Pre-Hospital
Care, have developed this mutually beneficial scenario designed to exercise
their emergency procedures and guidelines.

Media contact:
Captain Michael Strapko
Toronto Fire Services
416-338-9319
416-807-7140 (cell)
416-334-5223 (pager)



 

 

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