GFC Achieves PA Swift-Water Rescue Type 2A Certification
By Radio Room
February 11, 2014

Today we received word that all of our hard work over the past couple of years has paid off. Gladwyne Fire Company is now the 1st Pennsylvania State Swift-Water Rescue Type 2A Team in Montgomery County (with only a handful in the whole region). This certification is awarded by the PA State Fire Commissioner and the PA State EMS Director. The certification affirms that we are equipped and trained to the standard set forth by the following agencies: (you can read the standards by reading the attached PDF Document).

PA DOH: Bureau of Emergency Medical Services

Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission

Office of the State Fire Commissioner

Congratulations to all of our members who worked hard to achieve this certification

Attachment 8 - vrsr_guidelines swiftwater rescue flood evac.pdf  (501k)