The Officers & Firefighters of Squad 61 go through extensive training taught at the Fire Technical Rescue School located at The Fire Academy and various courses taught throughout the nation.

FIRE DEPARTMENT TECHNICAL RESCUE SCHOOL - Required Courses
Rescue Technician
Hazardous Materials Technician II
Confined Space Rescue Technician
Collapse Rescue Technician
Trench Rescue Technician
Hi-Angle Rope Rescue Technician
Surface Ice & Cold Water Rescue
Dive Tender Training

FIRE DEPARTMENT TECHNICAL RESCUE SCHOOL - Additional Courses
Advanced Shoring
Advanced Hi-Angle / Lead Climbing
Advanced Extrication
Advanced Rigging


HOMELAND SECURITY COURSES
Live Agent WMD Training - Anniston, Alabama
Bomb School - Socorro, New Mexico
Radiation School - Las Vegas, Nevada

 


FF's Weaver Debe and Steve Hardwick practice deploying the fire blanket used at hi-rise wind driven fires.





FF Weaver Debe is lowered during a hi-angle drill and tends to a simulated scaffolding
worker.


FF Charlie Wendland in a Level A Hazmat Suit

 

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