On March 29, 2023, the Indian River Volunteer Fire Company hosted training on school bus extrication tactics, techniques and awareness. These activities were coordinated via the Delaware State Fire School with renowned vehicle rescue training instructors Bob Ricker, Andy Hamilton and Jamie Lock-lear.  The instructional portion of these exercises included incident expectations and critical assignments that must be coordinated to successfully mitigate such an incident which included, but was not limited to, requirements for resource availability such as apparatus, manpower, equipment and logistics.

– Submitted by Steven C. Deery, Jr., Past Chief, Indian River FD; Past President, DSFCA