Fire extrication equipment donated

Published 10:08 am Friday, February 6, 2009

Genesis Rescue Systems has provided extrication equipment valued at more than $23,000 to be used the Riverland Community College Fire Training Department. The Riverland Fire Training Department, part of Riverland Training and Development (RTD) is a leader in extrication training for firefighters throughout the state.

RCC’s Fire Training department provides a number of extrication training courses including 21st Century Extrication, Auto Extrication-Basic/Advanced, Farm Accident Rescue, School Bus Rescue and Truck Extrication.

Clarey’s Safety Equipment, Inc. in Rochester has been lending extrication equipment to Riverland for the last few years.

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“We are grateful to Clarey’s Safety’s Equipment, Inc. for their generosity,” said Brian Staska, Riverland fire training coordinator.