Fauquier County Fire Rescue System

30 John Marshall Street                                                                                                                  Warrenton, Virginia 20186                                                                                                      

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


Water Rescue for the First Responder

  • 27 Mar 2022
  • 13:00 - 17:00
  • New Baltimore Fire/Rescue, 6550 Riley Rd, Warrenton, VA 20187
  • 0


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Course Description: Emergency services personnel who respond to water incidents must recognize risks and dangers and take appropriate action to ensure personal, team, and scene safety. This course provides essential surface and Swiftwater safety information for response personnel. Course content will address the need for surface and Swiftwater search and rescue - scene safety - assessment, control and site management - identifying resources and training levels - activation of the Emergency Response System - hazard identification and mitigation - and rescue vs. recovery operations. Course content meets NFPA 1670 – Standards on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents – Surface and Swiftwater Search and Rescue – Awareness Level.

The minimum age for attending any water rescue course is 18 years of age. 

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