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Monday, 29 November 2010
MineRescueNotLikeFiremen

Coal-Mine Rescue is not like Fire-fighting

This has: "The Fire Service face horrendous conditions at times as well, with structure fires, (but in) a structure fire you've got a window or a door within a few metres of you," Watts said.
- - "In an underground coalmine, our teams are going to be working upwards of 3 kilometres (2 miles) from a point of safety."

search: http://tinyurl.com/MineRescueNotLikeFiremen ; original:
http://news.google.co.nz/news/search?aq=f&pz=1&cf=all&ned=nz&hl=en&q=%22Pike+River%22+structured+fire+%22Trevor+Watts%22
_ gave, at second of two:
"Rescuers 'Ready To Go'" (23 November, 2010 - 12:56):
http://www.voxy.co.nz/national/rescuers-039ready-go039/5/73031
- which has: v-=# Trevor Watts of Mine Rescue: MineRescueNotLikeFiremen #=-v

A clearly frustrated Mr Watts warned the media against comparing NZ Mines Rescue with the Fire Service, saying they worked in completely different environments.

"The type of work that NZ Mines Rescue do is over significant distances. The Fire Service face horrendous conditions at times as well with structure fires (but) a structure fire, you've got a window or a door within a few metres of you," he said.

"In an underground coalmine, our teams are going to be working upwards of 3km from a point of safety.

"The conditions that we will face are over long duration."

^-=# Trevor Watts of Mine Rescue: MineRescueNotLikeFiremen #=-^

More:

RadioNZ's articles:
http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/pike-river-2010
- including:
"Pike River mine - timeline of a tragedy":
http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/pike-river-2010/62560/pike-river-mine-timeline-of-a-tragedy

NZ Herald articles list. Blast was at 3.45 PM Friday 19 Nov 2010 NZDT:
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/pike-river-mine-blast/news/archive.cfm?c_id=1503000


Posted by davd at 14:43 NZT
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