Confined Space & Rope Rescue
A day of training with the Front Range Fire Consortium’s (frontrangefireconsortium.org) recruit academy class 2019-01. On May 16th 2019 Class 19-01 trained in confined space and rope rescue at the Boulder County Regional Fire Training Centers (bcrftc.org) Boulder facility.
The Front Range Fire Consortium (FRFC) is made up of 10 member departments- Boulder Fire-Rescue Department, Central Valley Fire Protection District (MT), Cheyenne Fire Rescue (WY), Greeley Fire Department, Laramie Fire Department (WY), Longmont Fire Department, Loveland Fire Rescue Authority, Mountain View Fire Rescue, Poudre Fire Authority, and Windsor-Severance Fire Rescue. The FRFC offers its membership two recruit fire academies a year, one in the spring, and one in the fall. The recruit academy is a 15-week, 800-hour course of mostly hands on skills training. Link to the Hell Night training on May 31st, 2019.
The Boulder County Regional Fire Training Centers Boulder facility is located on nearly 10 acres of land adjacent to the Boulder Reservoir. Opened in 2010, under a cooperative agreement between the City of Boulder and Boulder County and is operated under an intergovernmental agreement between the city and county. The facility offers a burn building, training tower, sub surface confined space, car fire prop, extrication area, drivers training area, apparatus bays, classrooms, pump test pit and conference rooms.