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.

Continuing education units (CEUs)

  • EMS Non-Core — 16

Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)

  • 16 hours Technical

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

Contact: Dan Alber at 602-384-1015 or

Sessions:  August 23, 2024 18:00-22:00; August 24 08:00-17:00; August 25 08:00-12:00

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