Hours: 16 | Prerequisites: None | Students: 15–24 | POST: Yes | CEU: Yes

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: Pierce City Fire Protection District 2543 Lawrence 2225 Pierce City MO

Cost Free

Contact  Dan Alber at 602-384-1015 or dalber@piercecityfire.org

Sessions:  May 31, 2024 18:00-22:00 June 1 08:00-17:00 June 2 08:00-12:00

Partners: Missouri Department of Transportation

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