Fire Engineering Training Community

Where firefighters come to talk training

Josh Pearcy
  • Male
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share

Josh Pearcy's Groups


Josh Pearcy's Page

Profile Information

Lives in:
Oklahoma city
Oklahoma City Fire dept
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
I started in the fire service in 2001. I currently work for the Oklahoma City Fire Dept. as a Lieutenant and I am assigned to the special rescue station. I am a nationally registered Paramedic where I have worked for ambulance based, fire based, and flight based EMS services. I have been a fire, an EMS, a Dive and a technical rescue instructor for several years. I have been honored to speak across the country at various conferences and training events. Including 3 years as an Instructor for (FDIC) fire dept Instructors Conference in Indianapolis presented by fire engineering magazine. I enjoy training and working with others to learn more about the fire service and share knowledge I have gained over the years. I serve on (OK-TF1) Oklahoma Task Force One Urban search and Rescue team as a Search Team Manager/Medical Specialist. I am also a part of the (HSART) Helicopter Search and Rescue Team as a Lead swimmer and a rescue swimmer instructor.

Josh Pearcy's Blog

Rope Curtain as a Down Stream safety

Water Rescue: Are you ready downstream?

By: Josh Pearcy

As spring approaches and we enter what is predicted to be one of the “wettest” years on record crews should prepare themselves for spring rain and the reality of the swift-water calls ahead of us. For most responders it is time to dust off the swift-water gear, look at known trouble spots, and preplan responses to areas in your district.

For many crews in the nation the swift-water refresher starts with the review of…


Posted on January 25, 2019 at 11:31pm — 1 Comment

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of Fire Engineering Training Community to add comments!

Join Fire Engineering Training Community

  • No comments yet!

Policy Page


Our contributors' posts are not vetted by the Fire Engineering technical board, and reflect the views and opinions of the individual authors. Anyone is welcome to participate.

For vetted content, please go to

Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton
We are excited to have you participate in our discussions and interactive forums. Before you begin posting, please take a moment to read our policy page. -- Bobby Halton

Be Alert for Spam
We actively monitor the community for spam, however some does slip through. Please use common sense and caution when clicking links. If you suspect you've been hit by spam, e-mail

FE Podcasts

Check out the most recent episode and schedule of

© 2020   Created by fireeng.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service