This town had substantial tsunami walls. A reminder that we must not put our faith in engineered solutions alone
Wharton at work. After a huge fire where rubber was the fuel and a long day of wasting water, a new tactic was employed and a lesson learned... sometimes, simple works best. Chief Kevin Carey, great call Boss!
This building, unlike those that surrounded it, was constructed of concrete and steel. Time and again we witnessed how these buildings provided safe haven from the wall of water and debris
This family got straight to work improvising a shelter. We were impressed by this nations tenacity, this scene was repeated a thousand times.
Wharton's favorite photo. The story behind these children's smiles is one of grim tenacity. They brought us more than we brought them that day.
Team Leader Shane Valverde and Rescue Tech Chris Wharton, complete with security detail en route to a new mission.
Know how to create your own ration packs? We will show you how to make them do more than just feed you on a bad day
Fire is a big topic with us. We show you not only how to fight it but more importantly how to manage it
Cut wood in a forest and you can expect the wood to be "clean." Cut wood in an urban setting, after a disaster, and you will have a chain on "something" contact. We teach disaster ground sawyers to be safe
There are two types of glass on every vehicle in the nation, do you know what they are and how to defeat them?
You are your pets' disaster plan. We will help you develop the skills you need to care for your animals.