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Motorsports Rescue

Exchanging information, thoughts, ideas & concepts related to the wide world of motorsports response. From off shore hydrofoil racing to performance rally to superspeedways to circle tracks and everything in between .. let's hear it fellow gearheads!See More
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Carl Fargione joined Leigh T. Hollins's group


This group will aim to share various "advanced" vehicle extrication techniques that are not normally taught in "junkyard" classes. Including tactics for cars, pick-ups, SUVs, trucks and buses.See More
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Carl Fargione joined Chris Pepler's group

Vehicle Extrication Today

This group will discuss extrication issues from A-Z. From training issues,New Vehicle Technology and the latest tricks of the trade. We will share information in order to keep our extrication scenes both efficient and safe.See More
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Mark vonAppen posted a blog post

Be Prepared

The Boy Scout motto is, "Be Prepared".  We admire the people who seemingly can show up and simply figure things out on the fly.  It simply isn't true.  If hope and luck are what you operate on, you are asking for trouble.  Eventually the clock will strike midnight, your engine will turn into a pumpkin, and your luck will run…See More
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Be Prepared

Posted by Mark vonAppen on September 1, 2014 at 5:30pm

Why do you train in extrication?

Posted by Michael Smith on September 1, 2014 at 4:03pm

B-Pillar Cut Quick Tip

Posted by Michael Smith on August 31, 2014 at 10:55pm


Posted by Paul Combs on August 30, 2014 at 9:55am

Make It Count

Posted by Bill Carey on August 28, 2014 at 11:44am

Are you dedicated?

Posted by P.J. Norwood on August 27, 2014 at 8:04pm

Hump Day SOS - Losing Our Experts

Posted by David Rhodes on August 27, 2014 at 9:00am

Changing Terminology = Same Previous Tactics

Posted by Jeremy Rebok on August 26, 2014 at 8:44am

Morale and Excellence

Posted by Mark vonAppen on August 24, 2014 at 10:00pm

Head on a Swivel

Posted by Douglas Mitchell, Jr. on August 24, 2014 at 10:40am

The Firehouse Short List

Posted by Lt. Billy Greenwood on August 23, 2014 at 1:30pm


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S.L.I.C.E.R.S. Clarification

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Firefighter Checkin Systems

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Burning Desire

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Tower Rescue Skills

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SOP for Flow Path Control - Who has one?

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