Emergency Services Conference Photo Album

2008 Conference

SCBA and gear to fight LP gas fire

Utilizing SCBA and full turn out gear
to safely fight LP Gas Fires.

low angle/steep slope rescue

Enjoying the outdoors while learning
proper Low Angle/Steep Slope Rescue Operations.

keynote speaker

Keynote presenter,
John Fruetel, Minneapolis Fire Department
Assistant Chief

student discussions

Student discussion during classroom session.

confined space rescue

Learning the ins and outs of
confined space rescue with a
a simulated Grain Bin and Silo.


exhibition area at conference

Networking and visiting the
vendor booths.

lessons learned from bridge collapse

"Lessons Learned From The
I-35 Bridge Collapse" keynote presentation.

driving simulator

WITC Driving Simulator

2007 Conference

Milltown Fire & Rescue and Polk County Sheriff's Department
accepting 2007 Emergency Services Awards.


Lakeview Medical Center accepting their
2007 Emergency Services Award.

Osceola Ambulance Accepting Emergency Services Award

Osceola Ambulance accepting their
2007 Emergency Services Award.


Table Top Emergency Demonstration

Table-Top MCI/ICS and Triage 101
Lance Ross, formerly Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board Member (EMSRB-Minnesota) and currently Director of Emergency Management,
University of Minnesota

Hybrids, Airbags, Restraint Systems, & Fuel Cells

Hybrids, Airbags, Restraint Systems, & Fuel Cellsbr
Robert (Butch) Lysholm, Jr, OAIRE, Inc.

Advanced Fireground Tactics Demonstration

Advanced Fireground Tactics, Flashover Classroom, Flashover Simulator (shown at left), and Advanced Fireground Behavior Tom McDonough,
Custom Compliance Solutions

2006 Conference

EMS IV Training Demonstration

EMS Specific Training
Stimulation Through Simulation
Regions Hospital EMS Simulation Educators

EMS Students Training for Critical Care

House on Fire for Training Demonstration

Fire Specific Training

Fireman with Hose Practicing Technics

Fire Specific Training

Men Pulling Victim Ashore During Ice Rescue Training

Man in Water for Ice Rescue Training

Man Crawling on Ice for Ice Rescue Training

Ice/Cold Water Rescue

Chris Turner, Captain,
Township Fire Department, Eau Claire

Joe Alf, Chief of Rescue Services,
Township Fire Department, Eau Claire

Kevin McKinney, Instructor and Assistant Chief,
Cable Fire Department

Mike Herrmann, Fire Training Specialist,
WITC Ashland


2005 Conference

Air Bag Demonstration

Driver's side and passenger's side airbags (shown right) were set off during Advanced Airbags & New Restraints

EMS Specific Training

EMS Checking New Born Infant Vitals

Rescue One: Oh My, She's Having a Baby!
Scott Tomek, EMT-P, Lakeview Hospital EMS,
Stillwater, MN

EMS Practicing New Born Infant Care

EMS Specific Training

EMS Reviewing IV Needle Skills

IV Tech Skills Review
Robert Katana, Marlene Dirkes and
Linda Avery-Patz

EMS Reviewing IV Skills


Tactical Defense Demonstration

Basic Defensive Tactics for Emergency Services
Advanced Defensive Tactics for Emergency Services

Mark Kelsey, Investigator, Hayward Police Department; Craig Faulstich, Patrol Officer, Hayward Police Department; and Scott Burns, Deputy Sheriff,
Polk County Sheriff's Department

Tactical Defense Demonstation

Wilderness Training Crash Scene

Wilderness Trainee Helping Victim

Wilderness Training Exercises

Wilderness Emergencies Practical Exercise
Lance Ross, EMT-I, Wilderness Medical Associates 

EMS Practicing Resuscitation Technics

Critical Interventions: New Research Changes Everything
R. J. Frascone, M.D., Jennifer Rech, RN,
Dave Gammell, EMT-P, Jennifer Smith, EMT, and
Joe Jensen, RN, EMT-P, Regions Hospital EMS,
St. Paul, MN

EMS Training for Critical Interventions

Fire Specific Training

Demonstrator Showing Use of Fire Fighting Foam

Fire Fighting Foam

James Kirvida, President, Custom Fire Apparatus

Fire Fighting Foam Demonstration

Osceola Area Ambulance Service Accepting Emergency Services Award

The 2005 Emergency Services Award recipients were Amery Area EMS and Osceola Area Ambulance Service