Fort A.P. Hill Firefighters and Foresters train for tree-top rescue

  • Source: Fort A. P. Hill
  • Published: 04/19/2017 09:25 AM

Fort A.P. Hill Fire and Emergency Services along with members of the Forestry Division recently completed a five day combined training session with Rip Tompkins, a certified professional arborist. This training provided Garrison personnel with various precision skill sets as well as hands-on training scenarios. Firefighters and foresters learned and practiced climbing techniques, ropes and rigging, precision felling, as well as rescue techniques of trapped or injured workers from elevated positions & locations.


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