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November 16, 2018 - 3:19pm

Local firefighters complete rope rescue training

posted by Howard B. Owens in fire services, news.

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Press release:

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 

To find out more about volunteering in your local community, visit ReadyGenesee.com.

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