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Mass Transit Rescue Course

August 24-25, 2024

Claxton Vol. Fire Department

898 Old Emory Rd., Clinton, TN 37716

Mass Transit Rescue (School Bus and Bus)


The Mass Transit Rescue program is designed to give students a well-rounded education on bus construction and types of buses, as well as, other forms of public transportation. Discussed in the class are tour buses, trains, and a special emphasis placed on school buses. Basic Extrication procedures, intermediate procedures and advanced rescue techniques are taught in a mix of field and classroom activities. Taught on a regional basis by TARS certified college level instructors.


Course Length: 16 hours

CEHs: 10



Must have current Basic (Awareness/Operations Level) Extrication Certification


Required PPE:

NFPA approved structural firefighting gear or extrication jumpsuit / technical rescue gear, helmet, secondary eye protection, leather type gloves or extrication type gloves, hard sole shoes preferably steel toe or any NFPA approved type boot.



TARS Full Unit Member: $85 per student

TARS Associate Member: $150 per student

Non-TARS Member: $200 per student


Note: All registrations received up to two weeks prior to the start date of the class will be at the normal pricing. Any registration received during the period two-week period prior to the start date of the course will incur an additional $20 processing fee regardless of member, associate member, or non-member registration.

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