Burn Status: Burning Allowed

Updated Burn Periods // Burn Ban from 6/15 to 10/15

Due to the uncertainty related to COVID-19, Crunch Time 2020 has been canceled.

If you would like to be added to the notification list for 2021, please email crunchtime@piercefire.org​

Crunch Time Extrication Course

About the Course:

Crunch Time is a hands-on vehicle extrication class that focuses on skill-building for response to vehicle collisions, machinery entanglements, building collapses, natural disasters, mass transit mishaps, and weapons of mass destruction incidents. It has been developed for the firefighter who has basic extrication skills and is motivated to expand his or her knowledge. NFPA 1006 Job Performance Requirements will be presented.


  • Low student-to-instructor ratio
  • Professional, experienced instructors
  • Emphasis on current technology, equipment, and techniques
  • Realistic and challenging training scenarios based on full-scale props and difficult situations
  • Training arena in which firefighters from the smallest rural fire departments and those from large urban departments can work and learn together.
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