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First Annual Water Shuttle Solutions Training Weekend Held

  June 26, 2013
Water Shuttle Solutions Weekend

Water shuttle operations getting started.

Firefighters practicing at Water Shuttle Solutions Weekend

Firefighters practicing drafting techniques with a portable pump and brush truck.

Husky's Easy Lift Handles

Firefighters take full advantage of Husky's "Easy Lift Handles" (Patent Pending Published 6/10/2010)

Jay Claeys at Water Shuttle Solutions Weekend

Husky® owner Jay Claeys discusses the day's events with the class instructors.

Fire trucks at Water Shuttle Solutions Weekend

Fire trucks gather at the first annual Husky® Water Shuttle Training Weekend.

The first annual water shuttle class hosted by Husky® Portable Containment was held on June 1st and 2nd and went off without a hitch. Seven local fire departments participated in the event. Bob Noll and Steve Edwards, who have been teaching water shuttle classes for over 20 years and have vast knowledge of the in's and out's of water shuttle and drafting exercises, were the instructors for the class. Husky Portable Containment owner Jay Claeys had this to say about the event, "This was a great opportunity for us to get to know more of the rural firefighters from the surrounding area. I have been involved with several shuttle classes throughout the country and I do believe they are an integral part of rural firefighter training."