|CFS Press is a small press dedicated to getting information about flood and swiftwater rescue into the hands of people who need itfirefighters, rescue, EMS, law enforcement and other emergency services personnelin a clear, easy to read form. We are located in Asheville, North Carolina, in the heart of the Blue Ridge.
Flash flooding is the top weather-related cause of death in the U.S. and worldwide, and one of the most dangerous to the rescuer. CFS Press gives you the information you need to make rescues and stay alive.
| REVISED AND EXPANDED! Now with 60% more information, the Swiftwater Rescue Field Guide has been expanded from 52 to 84 information-packed pages. New sections include:
Every emergency responder needs to have a copy of this tough, waterproof 4X6” guide handy. Made to fit in a pocket, a glove compartment or a emergency response pack, it’s the ultimate (and only) field reference to swiftwater rescue.
In addition to the new material, the Swiftwater Rescue Field Guide still covers topics like basic rescuer safety considerations, river hydrology, equipment, shore-based, boat-based, and in-water rescue techniques; knots, rigging for river rescue, helicopters, incident command; and special situations like low-head dams and flood channel rescues.
If it’s been awhile since you took your last swiftwater rescue course, you’ll appreciate having this handy pocket reference.
Swiftwater Rescue Field Guide by Slim Ray. CFS Press, Asheville, NC, 2002. Paperback, spiral bound, 4 x 6”, 84 pages. ISBN 0-9649585-3-8. Suggested retail $19.95.
| Animal Rescue in Flood and Swiftwater Incidents CFS Press announces the latest book by Slim Ray. This covers an often overlooked aspect of flood and swiftwater rescue; the rescue of non-human victims.
Shock Troops of the Confederacy
A comprehensive history of the elite troops of the Confederacy, as well as an essential reference for historians, enthusiasts, and reenactors.
Sharpshooter The Selected Letters and Papers of Maj. Eugene Blackford, C.S.A. Volume 1
The extensive letters of Eugene Blackford, a Virginia officer serving in an Alabama regiment, allow the modern reader to see the Civil War and contemporary society through the eyes of someone who lived it..
River Moods Poster Heavy, durable paper, measures approx 18 x 24 inches
Return of a classic. We have located a small quantity of the iconic River Moods posters, depciting a rescue during a driving rainstorm on Section IV of the Chattooga River.
There are only a few and when ther're gone, they're gone, so if you want one don't delay.
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