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6 Members Receive SARTECH II Certification

6 Members Receive SARTECH II Certification
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Six Squad Members Receive SARTECH II Certification

Congratulations to six LCRS members (Avery S., Brannon Y., Jason L., Josh, H., Matthew L., and Steve M.) who received the SARTECH II certification on November 3, 2012 during the Dupont Exercise at Dupont State Forest. During a full day of field testing, a NASAR instructor evaluated each of them for search techniques, advanced orienteering, mantracking, and other skills. The SARTECH II is the nationally recognized standard for search crew leaders in the United States, sponsored by the National Association for Search and Rescue.


2012 EMT and Technical Rescuer Classes

2012 EMT and Technical Rescuer Classes
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Squad Members Complete Both EMT and Technical Rescuer Classes in 2010!

Congratulations to the 2012 participants in EMT and Technical Rescuers classes, and a special congratulations to all those who passed their state EMT boards! And thank you to our Paramedic instructors and to Mayland Technical Institute for sponsoring these important programs!



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Squad Members Complete FUNSAR 2012 along the Appalachian Trail at Roaring Creek!

Congratulations to all 19 Linville-Central Rescue squad members who completed Fundamentals of Search and Rescue class in June. Participants spent two weekends in class, field exercises, building a wilderness bivouac . . .



Attention Members

May 22, Vehicle Familiarization,  1800 hrs.

May 25, Swiftwater Training, 0700 hrs.

June 12 and 13, Land Search Operations, Maps and GPS , 1800 hrs.

July 16 and 17, Personal Rope Access , 1800 hrs.

August 2 and 3, Ropes: Raises and Lowers

September TBA, Vehicle Extrication

October 8, Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance


Reminder for Squad Medical Personnel: BLS and ALS Inservice training with Avery EMS on the third Monday and the following Thursday of each month. See calendar, EMS training officer, or call Mayland Community College for details.




Linville Central Rescue Squad, Inc.

1940 Linville Falls Hwy., Linville, NC
Mailing: P.O. Box 716, Newland, NC 28657
Office Telephone: 828.733.2346
Fax: 828.733.6736

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