Drowning

Additional Training, More Rescue Equipment Following Alameda Drowning

Since that day, responders have been publicly criticized for how they responded to the emergency.

Posted Friday, October 14, 2011

Drowned Man's Family Files Negligence Claims Against Alameda

They're saying first responders were negligent because they should've done more to help him.

Posted Friday, October 14, 2011

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Wash. Boy Pulled Lifeless from Ocean Out of ICU

It's unclear whether he'll fully recover.

Posted Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Retired Fire Officer and Demonstrators Reenact Alameda Drowning for Answers

In the demonstration, 11 people walked into the water off the same beach as Zack.

Posted Monday, June 13, 2011

Alameda Memo: Department Had Funds for Water Rescue

Funding was approved but training was not completed.

Posted Friday, June 10, 2011

External Review Planned for Alameda Drowning Response; Audio of Communications Released

30 firefighters have since volunteered to undergo water rescue training.

Posted Thursday, June 9, 2011

Questions Remain About Calls for Help in Alameda Drowning

"There was not a single request from Alameda fire or police," Alameda County Fire deputy chief David Lord said.

Posted Monday, June 6, 2011

Experts: Authorities Right Not to Act in Alameda Drowning

Would-be-rescuers have to be strong swimmers. They also need equipment such as a buoy that victims can grab instead of trying to climb onto the rescuer.

Posted Friday, June 3, 2011

California Man Drowns While Fire and Police Watch; Bystander Pulls Man to Shore

Crews are not trained in land-to-water rescues.

Posted Tuesday, May 31, 2011


 

 

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