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Carrying basket

EVD Richard Haines, EMT Collin Corcoran, paramedic Ken Baker and firefighter Bill Klima, shown left to right, lift a Stokes basket carrying a dummy, during a training drill. Firefighters training at the Fire Training Academy in Baltimore. The Baltimore City Fire Department is in the process of revamping and expanding its special operations structure -- transforming its Locust Point station into a new Special Operations Command and providing as many as 50 department members with specialized search and rescue and dive training.Lloyd Fox, Baltimore Sun