The Tower's Family Retreat & Tow Show

We welcome everyone, including:

  • Towing Operators
  • Fire Rescue
  • Police
  • DOT Personnel
  • Service Technicians

And Towing and Recovery Instructor - Wes Wilburn

Wes Wilburn, 30 year Towing Industry Veteran and Founder of American Towing and Recovery Institute of Fayetteville, NC. Wes has been published over 100 times in major towing publications.

He has produced and conducted training and certification programs for leading towing companies, equipment distributors, and towing associations across the United States. Wes has “shared information” as a main speaker for twenty-one years at 700 plus sessions and has been recognized as one of America’s Greatest Towing Trainers.

He is well known for his straight forward but down to earth teaching style. 

May 17-18, 2017 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

2 Day Fire-Tow-Rescue Cross Training Course

Featuring: Nationally Known Extrication Expert - Ron Moore

Ron Moore retired as a Division Chief with the McKinney (TX) Fire Department. He is now employed part-time with the Prosper, TX Fire Rescue and the Plano Fire Rescue.

Ron holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fire Science (Summa Cum Laude) and continues to travel across the country conducting customized vehicle rescue & extrication training programs for passenger vehicles, bus vehicles, and large trucks. His newest offering is an instructor Train-the-Trainer vehicle rescue course based on NFPA 1006 & 1670 standards. As a Master Instructor for the Federal Highway Administration, Ron also specializes in presenting highway safety and traffic incident management classes for police, fire/rescue, EMS, and tow operators.

Ron is the author of now over 200 published articles in his renowned University of Extrication series, featured each month in Firehouse Magazine and is the moderator of the University of Extrication interactive section of the Firehouse.com website.

In 1984, he received the International Society of Fire Service Instructors George D. Post Instructor of the Year award for developing the first school bus rescue training program in the United States.

In 2000, Ron was awarded the International Association of Fire Chief’s “Excellence in Rescue” award for his work in the field of vehicle rescue.

In conjunction with The Tower's Family Retreat & Trade Show

May 19-20, 2017

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16-Hour Fire Tow Cross Training Course Includes:

  • Frame and construction features of heavy/large vehicles and machinery or other large objects
  • Use and components of a rescue chain assembly
  • Use, care and maintenance of wire rope power winches
  • Large and heavy object weight estimation
  • Hybrid vehicle awareness and basic shutdown procedures (car and heavy truck)
  • Types and examples of lifting devices that use mechanical advantage principles
  • Identification and use of various sling confligurations
  • Steps necessary to lift and/or move large objects
  • Use of commercial light and heavy wreckers and recovery services to assist at incidents involving large transportation vehicles.