Vehicle Rescue: Technician - CR22146


Hours: 16 | Prerequisites: None | POST: Yes | CEU: Yes | Host requirements: Contact MU FRTI for Details 

Today vehicle extrication is as much a part of the fire service as firefighting. This class deals with tools and techniques required to remove an entrapped victim from a vehicle accident. Emphasis is on proper use of powered and manual rescue tools and air bags, coordination with EMS personnel, vehicle designs, ICS, and safety considerations. Participants will apply these techniques in practical applications. This course meets Chapter 8, Technician Level, of NFPA 1670 Standard Operations and Training for Technical Rescue Incidents, as well as, Chapter 10, Vehicle Rescue of NFPA 1006, Rescue Technician Professional Qualifications.

Special requirements:

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): The following gear is required to participate: helmet, bunker coat, bunker pants with boots, and gloves that met the NFPA standard 1971 at the time of purchase.

Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST):

  • 16 hours Technical

Continuing education unit (CEU):

  • EMS Non Core-16

Host Agency: Smithville Area Fire Protection District

Cost: Free

To Register Contact: Jay Taggart at 816-532-4902 or [email protected]


  • 12/10/2021 (8:00 am - 5:00 pm)
  • 12/10/2021 (8:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Partners: Missouri Department of Transportation

Funding provided by the Missouri Department of Transportation Traffic and Highway Safety Division

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