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FFs Herr and P. Schur Successfully Complete MFRI Emergency Vehicle Operator Course

Monday, December 4, 2023
The Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company is proud to announce that Firefighters Garrett Herr and Paul Schur have successfully completed the Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute’s Emergency Vehicle Operator Course.
The program was begun at the Mardela Springs Volunteer Fire Company on 1 August 2023 and entailed 21 hours of classroom and practical instruction.
This program is the basic introductory course into operating emergency vehicles and covers a multitude of topics including (but not limited to) safe driving and collision avoidance; Maryland motor vehicle statutes; route selection and communications; vehicle inspection and driving preparation; physical forces affecting driving; lights and sirens; basic control tasks; urban driving; negotiating intersections and turnarounds; following and passing vehicles; high-speed driving; dealing with adverse conditions and contingencies; and emergency parking.
Congratulations Garrett and Paul!
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