The Kentucky Fire Commission’s is now offering certification in Common Passenger Vehicle Rescue Awareness, Operations and Technician levels. Fifty-two students recently participated in pilot classes of this series in Ashland. Topics covered in this course include planning for a passenger vehicle rescue incident; performing ongoing incident size-up; establishing scene safety zones; establishing fire protection; stabilizing passenger vehicles; isolating potentially harmful energy sources; determining access and egress points; creating access and egress opening; disentangling victims; removing packaged victims; terminating passenger vehicle rescue incidents, and much more. If you or your department is interested in participating in any of these classes, please contact your local SFRT District Office.

– Submitted by Ericka Cole