Beyond Church will be sponsoring a Fireworks show on Friday, July 1, 2016. It will be at the Hilltop area at the Rudy Exit off I-49.
Events will start at 6:30 pm with food trucks, vendors, bounce around, and much more festivities until 8:30 pm.
9 pm the program will begin with songs, prayer, Marine’s presentation, music segment, kids leading the Pledge of Allegiance, retire the Colors, National Anthem and at 9:30 pm Fireworks will begin and ending approximately 9:50 pm.
There will be lots of parking available around the area so bring your kids, family, friends and neighbors (and plenty of water)!



Day one will be presented on August 2-4, 2016

Day two will be presented on August 9-11, 2016

You may attend any of the day 1 or day two classes.

Training location will be Ft. Smith Fire Dept. Station 11, 8900 Massard Rd. Fort Smith AR

Class times 0830 to 1700

Local contact is Heath Orabanec, Cell 918-774-7392

Description of class

Full 2-Day MERRTT Class

The Full 2-Day MERRTT program is delivered in approximately 16 classroom hours and includes all of the following modules:

1. Radiological Basics

2. Biological Effects

3. Radioactive Material Shipping Packages

4. Hazard Recognition

5. Initial Response Actions

6. Patient Handling

7. Incident Control

8. Radiological Survey Instruments & Dosimetry Devices

9. Transportation of Safeguards Material

10. DOE Shipments and Resources

11. Decontamination, Disposal and Documentation

12. Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

13. Pre-Hospital Practices

14. Transportation by Rail

15. Incident Command

16. Public Information Officer

In addition to the modules listed above, 5 practical hands-on activities will also be conducted. These activities will cover:

1. Radiological Instrument Use

2. Patient Handling

3. Assessing Package Integrity

4. Survey of Contaminated Personnel

5. Picture Practical

Interested in volunteering:


Search and Rescue Teams in Arkansas

State Organizations:
Arkansas Department of Emergency Management
Arkansas State Search and Rescue Association

Benton County Search and Rescue
Blytheville Emergency Squad
Carroll County Special Operations Rescue Team
Central Arkansas Search and Rescue K-9’s
Civil Air Patrol – Arkansas Wing
Crawford County Search and Rescue
Explorer Search and Rescue Post 393
Frankling County Office of Emergency Services Search and Rescue
Four States Search and Rescue
Howard County Search and Rescue
Johnson County Dive Team
Madison County Search and Rescue
Marion County Search and Rescue
River Valley Search and Rescue
Saline County Search and Rescue Underwater Recovery Team
Sharp County Search and Rescue
Search Dog Alliance of Arkansas
Washington County Search and Rescue
Washington County Sheriff’s Rescue Venture Crew 76

Arkansas ESAR

Surface Water Rescue
Training Program

Arkansas ESAR has a Surface Water Rescue training program that is based on the NFPA standard. We train
the membership twice per year and offer this class to outside agencies in our area. Below is a link to the
PowerPoint Presentation and syllabus that we have developed for this class. Feel free to use the
presentation and/or syllabus. Please contact us if you have any suggestions or additions to this syllabus.