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Episode 180 – Part 1- Kristin Gousse and Jeremy Urekew from Powell County, Kentucky, search-and-rescue team

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In Part 1 of this two-part series, host Jason Quinn of The Real ResQ is joined by Kristin Gousse and Jeremy Urekew from the Powell County, Kentucky search-and-rescue team.

Gousse and Urekew share their first rescue experiences and their passion for technical rescue. They also mention their involvement in the 2022 flood rescues. They focus on the search-and-rescue efforts during a flood in Breathitt County, Kentucky. They recount their experiences rescuing a family stranded in their home, searching for a missing person, and dealing with the challenges of contaminated flood water.

They also discuss the coordination and challenges of conducting search-and-rescue operations in mountainous terrain. Additionally, they share stories of rescuing a person who fell off a cliff and a dog stuck on a ledge. Enjoy!

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