Fauquier County Fire Rescue System

30 John Marshall Street                                                                                                                  Warrenton, Virginia 20186                                                                                                      

Administration / Operations- 540-422-8800
Training - 540-422-8820 


Ice Rescue Technician

  • 07 Dec 2016
  • 18:00 - 22:00
  • Warrenton Fire Station 1 (Downstairs Training Room)
  • 0


Registration is closed

ATTENTION FAUQUIER STUDENTS: If you fail to attend this course after registering, your individual fire rescue company will be responsible for the $200.00 course fee per the Special Operations group.

COURSE: Ice Rescue Technician

Course Description: The Lifesaving Resources Ice Rescue Technician (IRT) Course is an internationally-standardized program that meets/exceeds NFPA 1670 Standard for Technical Rescue, and can be customized to meet the needs of the local First Responder organizations. The focus of this program is on surface rescue for cold water and ice incidents with an emphasis on personal survival and safety of the rescuer. It is designed to provide the public safety and rescue professional with the knowledge and skills necessary for safe rescue and recovery operations in, on and around ice and cold water.

View Lifesaving Resources Ice Rescue Training Video

 Prerequisites which are required prior to the first day of class:

 ·         Swiftwater Awareness - only a PA WRER or Rescue 3 awareness level course will be accepted.

 Required Equipment: A U.S. Coast Guard approved (type V) personal flotation device (PFD), water rescue helmet, gloves, shoes, throw bag, dry suit, or ice rescue suit.

DATES:  Classroom - December 7th at 1800hrs

Practical evolutions TBD based on ice conditions 

LOCATION:     Warrenton Fire Station 1 (Downstairs Training Room)

Course Cost: $200.00 for all students

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