Class Description

The student will be able to define the scope to which buses are used daily, understand the different types of construction used to make the buses and learn to gain access, extricate and stabilize as required.

Pre-Requisites: BVRO or VRES

Class Limit: 30 Students

Student Needs: Pen/pencil, notebook, TOG goggles or safety glasses

Con-Ed: 3 Hours Clinical Patient Care and 8 Hours Other

Class Location

Cooperstown VFD
152 N. Main Street
Cooperstown, PA 16317

Photos of bus rescue training courtesy of Greg Porter, used by permission

Class Details

Dates: Sept 8-9, 2018

Times: 8:00 – 17:00 Sa, Su

Hours: 16 hrs


Greg Porter

Greg Porter
Ross/West View EMS/Rescue (22 years), currently Assistant Chief of Operations; Member of Etna Volunteer Fire Department (30 years), Chief (19 years); Pennsylvania Strike Team 1 Urban Search and Rescue, FEMA Certified Rescue and Medical Specialist; Suppression Instructor for the PA State Fire Academy; many years of teaching in Fire, Rescue and EMS