South Australian Country Fire Service Promotions Unit

Raising awareness of the roles, training and activities of CFS Volunteers state-wide


Rescue Litter

Helping to carry safely

A Litter in use

A Rescue Litter, or Stokes Litter as it is commonly refered to, is a device shaped like canoe with straps to hold a person safely in place while being transported to another location, either in a vertical or horizontal direction.

A Rescue Litter lowered to the incident scene

Photographs on this page taken by Pip McGowan, CFS Promotions Unit