Sidney Fire Lieutenant Jason Truesdale was recently selected to serve on the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (FSRI) Technical Panel for the upcoming research project, “The Study of Fire Service Residential Home Size-Up and Search & Rescue Operations.”
According to a press release from the Sidney Department of Fire and Emergency Services, a record of over 500 highly qualified and passionate individuals applied, making the selection process very difficult. The 15 panel members were selected based on fire service experience, geography, department size, and department type. Over the course of the three-year Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency research grant project, the panel members will work alongside UL FSRI and their Advisory Board of global fire service leaders to plan and execute experiments.
“They have made a great selection in Lt. Truesdale for this UL technical panel. He will do a wonderful job representing not only Sidney Fire but the entire fire industry,” Chief Brad Jones said in the press release.