15 Sep Technical Rescue Awareness Training
MACOMB, IL — Emmet – Chalmers Firefighters will be hosting Technical Rescue Awareness Training for area firefighters on Saturday, September 24. The class will be held at the Emmet – Chalmers Firehouse from 8:00am until about 5:00pm. Lunch will be provided.
This is a Cornerstone class provided by the Illinois Fire Service Institute.
This course is FEMA approved and may also eligible for certification with ProBoard. The scope of this 8-hour course is to begin to prepare local responders to operate as a local member of a fire department. This course is for the basic first-in company. It will provide first responders with the information needed to identify the rescue situation, its specific hazards, and the initial company operations to be performed. Subject areas include: standards, rope, confined space, trench and excavation, structural collapse, vehicle and machinery, water emergencies, and wilderness search and rescue.
The class will be held at the Emmet – Chalmers Fire Station, 3041 W. Adams Road, Macomb, Illinois.
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