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#383989 - 26th Jan 2010 11:34am Helicopter, 50 firefighters deployed to rescue dog
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The Los Angeles Fire Department has defended its decision to deploy about 50 firefighters and a helicopter to rescue a dog from the Los Angeles River.

Capt. Steve Ruda said the risk involved with saving the German shepherd from the storm-swollen river on Friday was not as extravagant as it appeared.

The department has received praise for the hour-long rescue operation, but has also come under criticism for using so many resources.




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#384693 - 29th Jan 2010 1:33am Re: Helicopter, 50 firefighters deployed to rescue dog [Re: StuyMac]
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The department has received praise for the hour-long rescue operation, but has also come under criticism for using so many resources.

they wouldn't be critisised if they were used to rescue a human being.
good on em i say. thumbsup
it's a lot more than the rspca would do here.

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#384706 - 29th Jan 2010 9:22am Re: Helicopter, 50 firefighters deployed to rescue dog [Re: Tilly]
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Originally Posted By: Tilly
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The department has received praise for the hour-long rescue operation, but has also come under criticism for using so many resources.

they wouldn't be critisised if they were used to rescue a human being.
good on em i say. thumbsup
it's a lot more than the rspca would do here.


Thats becasue it is unlikely you would see a member of the RSPCA hanging from a helicopter whilst rescuing a dog from a river!

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#384713 - 29th Jan 2010 10:34am Re: Helicopter, 50 firefighters deployed to rescue dog [Re: ]
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Originally Posted By: PaulWirral


Thats becasue it is unlikely you would see a member of the RSPCA hanging from a helicopter whilst rescuing a dog from a river!


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#384730 - 29th Jan 2010 11:40am Re: Helicopter, 50 firefighters deployed to rescue dog [Re: ]
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They should just treat it as a training exercise and then when a human is involved they know what to do. Cost justified.
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