FIRE & RESCUE SERVICES
The course provides rescuers with the fundamentals of survival in moving water and is recommended for anyone who may be called upon to effect in-water rescues. Students gain knowledge in hydrology and river classifications, size-up, site control and scene management. Practical skills includes self-rescue, swiftwater swimming and the fundamentals of shore, boat and in-water rescues.
Additionally, students are introduced to the basics o boat handling and the fundamentals of rope rescue including mechanical advantage and anchor systems. The class also provides the rescuer the foundation to the NFPA Swiftwater Operations level.
Prerequisites: Students must be 18 years of age.
Registration Forms due by May 25, 2021
WCFR Contact Info: George Lewis, firstname.lastname@example.org
Warren County Fire & Rescue Services
200 Skyline Vista Drive, Suite 200
Front Royal, VA 22630