World Rescue Organisation hosts 17th WRC, Portugal 2015

Tue 27, Oct, 2015

FIRE AID member the World Rescue Organisation held its 17th World Rescue Challenge in Portugal during 14th – 18th October 2015.

FIRE AID member the World Rescue Organisation held its 17th World Rescue Challenge in Portugal during 14th – 18th October 2015. The challenge, hosted by the City of Lisboa and the Associação Nacional de Salvamento e Desencarceramentoand (ANSD), was a huge success enabling teams from across the globe to compete and enhance their skills in a multitude of fire and rescue disciplines.

For all the news, videos and photos, visit the WRO’s lively Facebook page: www.facebook.com/WorldRescueOrganisation  

The results of the event are listed below:

WRO WORLD EXTRICATION CHALLENGE 2015 OVERALL EXTRICATION TEAM

  • Best team – Lisboa Portugal
  • 2nd best team – Hampshire England
  • 3rd best team – Meath Ireland

BEST INCIDENT COMMANDER

  • Best incident commander – Lisboa Portugal
  • 2nd best incident commander – Meath Ireland
  • 3rd best incident commander – Carlow Ireland

BEST MEDIC

  • Best medic – Lisboa Portugal
  • 2nd best medic – Avon England
  • 3rd best medic- Hampshire England

BEST TECHNICAL TEAM

  • Best team – Lisboa Portugal
  • 2nd best team – Carlow Ireland
  • 3rd best team – Hampshire England

RAPID TEAM AWARD

  • Best team – Lisboa Portugal
  • 2nd best team – Zuchwil Switzerland
  • 3rd best team – Hampshire England

STANDARD TEAM AWARD

  • Best team – London England
  • 2nd best team – Blackheart USA
  • 3rd best team – Lisboa Portugal

COMPLEX TEAM AWARD

  • Best team – Carlow Ireland
  • 2nd best team – Lisboa Portugal
  • 3rd best team – Badajoz Spain

OVERALL TRAUMA TEAM

  • Best team – London England
  • 2nd best team – Isle of Wight England
  • 3rd best team – Parade Portugal

DEVELOPMENTAL AWARDS

  • Overall Extrication Team – SDIS 17 France
  • Rapid Team – Developmental – Zuchwil Switzerland
  • Standard Team – Developmental – Mid Sweden Sweden
  • Complex Extrication Team – Developmental – SDIS 17 France
  • Overall Trauma Team – Developmental – Marmer Luxemburg

Congratulations to WRO and all who competed!
Next year’s 2016 World Rescue Challenge will be held in Brazil – please visit www.wrescue.org for updates.