GFD gets visit, training from medevac helicopter team

GRISSOM AIR RESERVE BASE, Ind. -- Lisa Stringer, a flight nurse with a local medical helicopter transport team, briefs Grissom firefighters about on-the-scene training they were about to undertake June 10. The firefighters got a hands-on training experience that gave them experience in transporting and loading patients into a running medical transport helicopter. The firefighters practiced both "hot" and "cold" loads. A hot load is a term used to describe when a patient is loaded into a helicopter while it is still running. A cold load is a term used to describe loading a patient when the helicopter is shut down. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Mark R. W. Orders-Woempner)

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