Tip of the Week – Testing out the Wefire by UST
On a camping trip we decided to test out several fire starting methods. In this video we tested the Wetfire Fire Starter by Ultimate Survival Technologies (UST). We utilized a whole wetfire, but only half was really needed. This is a great fire tender that burns hot enough to... Read more
Medical Gear, Know What You Are Buying
Due to a flood of copies from China, a person looking into purchasing medical equipment be warned. There are a ton of counterfeit products hitting the market and many can cost a life if not recognized in time. These products primarily include Combat Tourniquets and Combat Clotting Gauze. Here is... Read more
Basic Tactical Medical (TICS) course Jan 14, 2017.
On Jan 14, TRS will be offering our TICS (Tactical Incident Care and Skills) course. This course is a civilian basic tactical trauma course. Course fees are $200 and include a personal trauma kit for you to take home after the course. Course starts at 9am and is 8... Read more
Who Really Needs a Trauma Kit…
By Brandon Butler, Director/Chief Instructor, TRS Who really needs a trauma kit? Well, in short, everybody. From everyday “”uh-ohs,” “oops-es” or “it seemed like a good idea” to a terrorist act, basic trauma kits (and the training that goes with them) is something everyone can use. Whether it’s a bicycle accident,... Read more
Shotlock by Truckvault, now at TRS
TRS is now a Shotlock and Truckvault dealer. For more information on their products, click on one of the links below. For a quote email us at admin@tacrescue.com. Shotlock gun locks and boxes– Click Here for Online Catalog Truckvault, Secure vehicle storage solutions.  –  Get an instant quote by... Read more
Boat Operations Course in November
By Brandon Butler, Director/Chief Instructor, TRS Our fourth and final boat operations course for the year happened in early November. The attending Florida Task Force 2 members, and us, were fortunate to have great weather for the course despite the time of year. Columbus, Georgia has been one great... Read more
Florida Task Force 2 FEMA Team Training: 2015
  By Morgan Ford-Butler, Assistant Director/Instructor, TRS Spring 2015 was busy for TRS as we spent much of our time in the beautiful town of Columbus, Georgia in late March and early April to provide Swift Water Training in Boat and Flood Operations  to the Florida Task Force 2 Regional and... Read more
R One i Series Boat Delivery to Maryland Heights FPD
by Brandon Butler, Director/Chief Instructor, TRS TRS recently delivered a OneBoat R One i Series Mil-Spec Rescue boat to Maryland Heights Fire Protection District, in St Louis County, Missouri. ____________________________________________________________________________     _______________________________________________________________________________ This R One i Series 430 boat was customized with a 40 HP Evinrude Rescue Pro Pump Jet,... Read more
Tactical Trauma Care by Anyone….the TICS Concept.
by Brandon Butler, Chief Instructor, TRS Time to switch gears and start talking more about what one of our main purposes is….rescue. One of the concepts we, at TRS, have started working on is the TICS (or Tactical Incident Care Skills) course. These are a simple set of skills... Read more
Hi-Lift First Responder
We are excited to now be a Hi-Lift Dealer and specialize in the new Hi-Lift First Responder jack. This is a great tool for the rescue service, as its a multi-use extrication tool that pulls, spreads, clinches, lifts and hold loads upwards of 7,000 pounds. The bonus is its... Read more
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