The Hagerman Fire Dept is proud
to announce that it will be hosting the 29th annual N.A.V.R.C.
(North American Vehicle Rescue Challenge) at its facility in East Patchogue,
NY. Sept 9th thru the 15th. This competition brings
together teams from all over North America, and the world, to come together and
share techniques and ideas in the field of vehicle rescue. By attending TERC
USA and TERC Canada vehicle rescue challenges and learning symposiums, emergency services personnel are exposed to rescuer and patient safety
considerations, the latest extrication techniques, new innovations in
extrication tools, and up to the date information on new vehicle technology.
The members of TERC are emergency
services workers throughout North America who volunteer their time and
knowledge for the purpose of improving vehicle extrication safety and
These challenges provide an opportunity for firefighters to
take part in and witness extremely complicated extrications. Members of the
extrication teams will have the opportunity to be involved with over 90
extrications. Many departments, as a result of extrication challenges have
added new techniques and tools to improve their department’s auto extrication
Automotive extrication challenges are held throughout the United States and Canada. An extrication challenge is
held for each region in the USA and Canada. This challenge invites teams from
all over North America and Europe to compete in a friendly yet competitive
The top placing teams in each region, as determined by the
TERC Judges, will qualify to compete at the North American Vehicle Rescue
Challenge in 2014.
For further information, please go to http://tercus.com/node/370 or http://hagermanfd.com/node/372 Also can contact Carl Fargione mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org or