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Topic: Structural Collapse Technician Course

Montgomery County EMS participates in FEMA training

 

Ashland City, TN – On March 28th, 2011 the Ashland City, Dickson, Springfield, Montgomery County EMS and other local fire/EMS departments associated with the Urban Areas Security Initiative, District 7 began training in the FEMA equivalent Structural Collapse Technician course.

This course is designed to give the student the knowledge skills and abilities to effectively function in the structural collapse environment. Students receive training in the construction of effective building shores, lifting and moving heavy objects, breaching and breaking through reinforced concrete, and using torches to cut metal.

Students receiving training in breaking through reinforced concrete

Students receiving training in breaking through reinforced concrete

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