Local firefighters complete rope rescue training
Ten area firefighters from six fire departments successfully completed the Rescue Tech 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 the 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
- BETHANY FD: Richard J. Klunder III
- CORFU FD: Glenn J. Eck, Daniel Smith, Jacob D. Stiles
- ELBA FD: Michael Pfendler
- STAFFORD FD: Dean A. Brooks, Randal J. Henning
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