Least Resistance Training Concepts

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  LRTC Emergency Response Team

Incident Support Unit 1

Updated June 28, 2020
Garage location: Stagecoach, NV

On the job as a blocking unit alongside Interstate 80 for horses loose on the interstate.

This information sheet is primarily intended for persons associated with or working with the LRTC Emergency Response Team, however the information may be useful to other groups or private individuals who may wish to similarly equip a support unit or who may need to utilize the resources available from LRTC's inventory during an emergency.

ISU-1 was built to provide support and additional equipment for a variety of incidents including, but not limited to, highway / transportation incidents, water rescues, critical foal rescues, staging area support, prolonged incident support (including shelter and rehab for personnel,) and specialized veterinary medical supplies.

A summary of the unit's inventory includes: (This listing is comprised of live links for additional information. Some links are still being developed.)

  Exterior Cabinet Inventory

Cabinet 1:(Upper shelf)
Construction netting (snow fencing.)

Cabinet 1: (lower shelf)
Drop cones with flags, staging cones, "shoreline" for connecting generator to vehicle.

Cabinet 2:
Water rescue PFDs, Becker Water Rescue Harness, floating ropes and throw bags,
emergency triangle reflector stands, MUTCD traffic cones.

Cabinet 3: (Winter compliment)
Top shelf: Tire chocks, portable light, mule tape and small electric dewatering pump.
Bottom shelf: Bolt cutters, collapsible ladder, anchor ring, propane heater, generator, extension cords.

Cabinet 4:
Foal carry-all (not shown), INCIDENT AHEAD signs, STAGING AREA sign, fence and gate repair box.

Cabinet 4 with foal carry-all stored.

Cabinet 5: (Outside access)
Top: Evac kit (flagging ribbon, throw ribbons, colored duct tape, cattle marking crayons).
3rd shelf: LED wands and flashlights, traffic wands.
2nd shelf: Bulk water, coffee and hot beverage service, nutrition box.
Bottom: mechanic's tool box, rechargeable flashlight.

Cabinet 6:
Portable outhouse, portable toilet, collapsible garbage can, rope rescue bag and accessories.

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