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BRCC Agriculture Rescue Technician Class

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Agriculture Rescue Technician

Ten members of the Henderson County Rescue Squad completed a 28 hour Agricultural Rescue Technician Program during September 2012.  This training will enable HCRS to meet and exceed the NC Rescue Standards to be a listed agricultural rescue provider.

The training was provided by the Blue Ridge Community College as part of the annual Western North Carolina Fire & Rescue College.

Rescuers Respond to Coast for Hurricane Irene

irenehouseOn Friday September 26th at Noon the Henderson County Technical Rescue Team was deployed by North Carolina Emergency Management in preparations for the landfall of Hurricane Irene.  The 22 person team was made up of rescuers from the Henderson County Rescue Squad, Dana Fire & Rescue, Mills River Fire & Rescue, Mountain Home Fire & Rescue and Valley Hill Fire & Rescue.  The team staged Friday night in Goldsboro, NC and was moved into New Bern, NC on Saturday the 27th during the landfall of the storm.

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