NC Helo Aquatic Rescue Team Training

helogroupDuring the week of November 2nd, 2009; the NC Emergency Management Helo Aquatic Rescue Team (NCHART) conducted training at DuPont State Forest.  NCHART is a highly specialized team consisting of North Carolina National Guard assets matched with North Carolina Emergency Management and local emergency services personnel that form a mission ready package for helicopter based rescues using the UH-60 Blackhawk.

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Dogs rescued from rock quarry

On Tuesday October 13th the HCSO Animal Enforcement division was dispatched to two dogs trapped on a rock ledge in an old quarry behind the Flat Rock Playhouse.  Lt. Ben McKay with Animal Enforcement along with several other Officers responded to the scene.  Once on scene, Lt. McKay realized that without some assistance from the Henderson County Rescue Squad and their High Angle Equipment the rescue of the dogs would not be possible.

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