ITRS 2017 – Call for Papers!

While the 2017 International Technical Rescue Symposium isn’t until November, it’s the perfect time to consider presenting at this year’s conference. The deadline for the ITRS Call for Papers is August 4, 2017.   Each year, ITRS brings together people form … Continue reading


NFPA 1858: STANDARD ON SELECTION, CARE, AND MAINTENANCE OF LIFE SAFETY ROPE AND EQUIPMENT FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES   A new Selection, Care and Maintenance (SCAM) document will be a companion standard to the NFPA certification standard used by manufacturers. It is due for draft release on September 8, … Continue reading

Celebrating our Employee-Ownership

Last month, CMC Rescue, Inc. was recognized by the Pacific Coast Business Times, the 101 & Business Hall of Fame Awards for our success as a growing company. It’s an award that we are proud to share with our local community … Continue reading

IKAR (ICAR) 2014 Terrestrial Rescue Report

The International Commission for Alpine Rescue (IKAR-CISA) met for its annual Congress in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, October 5-10, 2014.   To view the ICAR Terrestrial Rescue report, click here.

ITRS 2015

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It’s not too early to start thinking about next year’s International Tech Rescue Symposium (ITRS)!   The 2015 International Technical Rescue Symposium (ITRS), jointly presented by CMC Rescue and Pigeon Mountain Industries, will be held November 5-8, 2015 in Portland, … Continue reading