Ten firefighters from six local departments complete basic rope rescue course
Press release from the Genesee County Office of Emergency Management:
Ten area firefighers from six fire departments successfully completed the Rope Rescue Basic course held at the Genesee County Fire Training Center on Sept. 17.
This 24-hour course prepares students for a wide variety of possible rescue scenarios.
Specialized rescue, search, technical rescue management, risk and priorities, use of ropes, knots and rope systems in a low angle environment as well as establishment of landing zones for helicopter operations were addressed. The program involved demonstrations as well as practice sessions.
Congratulations to the following personnel:
City of Batavia FD
- Stefano Napolitano
Town of Batavia FD
- Joshua K. Boyle
- Clayton A. Gorski
- Richard J. Klunder III
- Glenn J. Eck
- Daniel Smith
- Jacob D. Stiles
- Michael Pfendler
- Dean A. Brooks
- Randal J. Henning
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