Class Description

This is a practical exercise course teaching the actual operations performed by Rapid Intervention Teams and the techniques used to complete rescues of downed personnel. Because of today’s contents in buildings, construction techniques, and environment, we are seeing more and more hostile fire events, earlier collapses, and other situations that can trap, injure, or kill our own. Come learn the techniques to rescue them. Student should be proficient in interior fire operations, especially in search and rescue techniques.

Student Needs: Full TOG, SCBA and a spare cylinder

Prerequisite: Mandatory ELIF, EBM or FFI Certification; Recommended RITC, SFR, ICS and SURV

No Facial Hair Permitted

Class Limit: 30 Students

Con-Ed: .5 Hours Clinical Patient Care and 5 Hours Other

Class Location

Cooperstown VFD
162 N. Main Street
Cooperstown, PA 16317

Class Details

Dates: Sept 10-11, 2022

Times: 8:00 – 17:00 Sa, Su

Hours: 16 hrs


Nate Abbott

Nate Abbott
Captain, Aliquippa Bureau of Fire; Adjunct Instructor with BC3; Suppression Instructor, PA State Fire Academy