Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - The Ohio Special Response Team is doing its annual Field Training Exercise this weekend at Hidden Hollow Camp in Bellville. }}" />

Ohio Special Response Team Training In Bellville

Story By: Greg Heindel



  Email Story to Friend
  Original Published: 6/7/2013

The Ohio Special Response Team is doing its annual Field Training Exercise this weekend at Hidden Hollow Camp in Bellville.

Commander Elvin Burnell says The 70-member group of volunteers meets Friday through Monday for 17 exercises including "man tracking", where they're taught how to examine footprints as they search for a missing person.

The Ohio Special Response Team was formed four-and-a-half years ago in Mansfield, has expanded to seven counties, and joined search and rescue efforts many times.

Burnell says they're always looking for more recruits.

Current members include people who work in the safety and rescue forces, with others from all walks of life.

The initial training takes two-and-a-half months. 

To join, call its headquarters at 419-528-0041, or log onto its website, www.ohiospecialresponseteam.org.

Image1 A benefit will be held Friday night at Planet Rock in Mansfield to help a widowed mother and her four sons. Full Story
Image1 Mansfield residents will have the opportunity to step back in time as they visit one of the many historic buildings in our town. Full Story
Image1 Employers and college students come face-to-face Thursday for an internship speed-networking program at Ohio State- Mansfield and North-Central State College. Full Story
Image1 StarTek invites community leaders into its West Fourth Street call center in Mansfield Thursday, to show how the contributes to the community. Full Story

StarTek Hosts Community Town Hall Meeting

Authorities ask for help locating a missing Shelby teen

Suspected overdose leads to raid of an Ashland apartment

Former kindergarten teacher indicted on drug charges

Bucyrus Police and Fire Units Clash For Charity

Mansfield hotels offering free rooms on Christmas Eve

Man indicted in shooting death of his girlfriend

Woman found dead in Butler is identified

Santa and His Elves Bring Christmas Magic to Mansfield

EPA Meets in Lexington Over Ground Water Contamination

Memorial services scheduled for retired Lt. John Wendling

Hire Foundation Pays For Lexington Senior Center Dishwasher

Jacob Hogan Sworn In As New Mansfield Police Officer

Retirement Party For Pioneer Superintendent Glenna Cannon

Ontario City Council seeking candidates for vacant position

More News