The rescue of human life is the most important task on the fire ground. Being able to perform that function safely and expeditiously while being thorough is paramount for a successful outcome. Searching and locating civilians as well as firefighters will be the focus of this 8hr course. Multiple strategies for searching, depending on building layout and task at hand will be taught. Such skills consist of conventional and orientated search, vent-enter-search, rope assisted search, large area/team search, etc.
Orientation of the searchers will be stressed but tactics for reorientation and other problems that firefighters can encounter will be practiced. In addition to searching, rescue techniques in the IDLH atmosphere will be taught. In this all inclusive search course you will feel more confident and be more proficient in this essential fire ground task.