Advanced Vehicle Extrication Class

North River Fire District Sta. #2

823 49th St E, Palmetto, FL 34221

March 01, 2018

8:30 AM - 5 PM



  This 1-day class will include a 3-hour classroom session

on Advanced Vehicle Extrication/New Vehicle Technology & a 5-hour Advanced Vehicle Extrication Hands-On session.


Lead Instructor - B/C Leigh T. Hollins (ret)


Come experience the “World-Class” instruction being offered by Starfire Training Systems, whose instructors have been teaching extrication at the world’s largest fire training conference (FDIC) since 1996 and who have presented this program across the country.


Cost:  $125.00

For information contact:

Captain Jeff Dirling

941-721-6700 ext 114



Bring gear

Extrication class is full!  If you want to be placed on a waiting list please send an email to and I'll contact you if a spot opens up.  

Thank you for your interest.


Step Up and Lead

Leadership and Team Building Seminar




                                                      Deputy Chief

Frank Viscuso

Course Description:

Every organization’s culture is either created by design or default. Creating a culture of exceptional service does not happen by accident. This seminar begins with a discussion on the highest rated fire service leadership traits. Chief Viscuso will also cover the necessary leadership skills that are needed to motivate teams and maintain discipline.  Topics will include; mentoring and succession planning, critiquing others, delegating, preventing freelancing, technical report writing, taking on administrative tasks, dealing with insubordination, conducting a post incident analysis, building morale, and leading in today’s world. This class will also introduce you to proven theories, methods and techniques that can help your organization provide exceptional customer service and make a great impression on the people they come in contact with on a daily basis.


About Frank Viscuso:

Chief Viscuso is a career firefighter from Kearny, New Jersey and co-creator of He is a nationally recognized instructor and speaker, and the author of 6 books including industry bestsellers Step Up and Lead and Step Up Your Teamwork. Over the past decade Chief Viscuso has spoken to audiences (in and out of the fire service) on many topics that include leadership development, team building, and customer service. His seminars are designed to equip you with the necessary skills you will need to excel in your chosen field. 

Hosted By: North River Fire District


Location: Bradenton Convention Center

                   1 Haben Boulevard

                   Palmetto, FL 34221


Date and Time: October 25, 2018

                             9 AM – 5 PM


Cost: $50 (lunch included)

Available classes