Large Vehicle Rescue

Summer Fire School

Alan Braun

Training Officer
Cole County Fire Protection District

Alan Braun is a training officer with the Cole County FPD and an adjunct instructor for MU FRTI. Alan is an ASE L1 automobile technician and works full time in his family-owned business, Braun Auto Repair. Alan is an integral member of the Vehicle Rescue Technician faculty and has developed a supplemental course on vehicle safety. 

Billy Hurt

Captain (RET),
Columbia Fire Department
  • Start: 8:00 A.M., Friday, May 31, 2019
  • End: 5:00 P.M., Saturday, June 1, 2019
• 16 Hours
Early Registration
Late Registration

Accidents involving semi-trailers and other large vehicles call for specialized knowledge and skills on the part of emergency responders. This course is designed for emergency response personnel who have technician level training as well as prior experience in vehicle extrication. Large Vehicle Rescue will provide emergency responders with the extensive hands-on and classroom training needed to efficiently operate and use tow trucks, rescue struts, cribbing, and airbag systems that are used to lift and stabilize heavy vehicles during realistic vehicle extrication scenarios.



  • Participants shall provide NFPA 1951 compliant garments, helmet, gloves, eye protection and footwear.
  • This course requires significant physical exertion and stamina. See Health Warning