Rope Rescue Awareness & Operations

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Date(s) - March 11
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Ansted VFD

WVPST is pleased to announce a Rope Rescue Awareness & Operations class beginning March 11, 2024 at Ansted VFD.

When: Mondays from March 11-25, 2024 with a Saturday to be picked among the class

Time: 1800-2200 on Mondays and 0900-1700 on the Saturday chosen

Where: Ansted VFD (98 Church St., Ansted, WV 25812)

Instructor: Mike Gray, Tracey Gray, and Jason Sears

Tuition: $75

Class Size: 20 seats each class

The rope rescue awareness/operations course is to be taught in a 24-hour format and cover the material and skills for NFPA 1006 Chapter 5 JPR’s 5.1.1 through 5.1.5 and 5.2.1 through 5.2.24, and High-Angle Rope Rescue Techniques 4th edition chapters 1-8, 11-13 and 16-18.

Equipment needs: Helmets, Gloves (not fire gloves), above ankle boots, and Safety Glasses

Please practice basic knots prior to coming to class!


To Register: Follow the guidelines in the attached document using the course number in this posting. WVPST is adopting a new registration platform that we believe will be more user-friendly. Should you have any issues, please contact Eva Godbey at

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Course IDs: 24-493-03 WVPST Charleston

If you have any questions or issues registering, please contact Eva Godbey at