Road Traffic Incident Training

The Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) conduct Road Traffic Incident (RTI) training on a regular basis, as part of the Operations Department Training program. Even though statistically the number of RTC’s has been declining steadily over the last 5 years, Firefighters still require to train with the latest Hydraulic cutting and spreading equipment, and other specialized tools required at RTC incidents.

Hydraulic cutting and spreading equipment, air bag restraints, casualty protection, vehicle stabilisation, and other equipment ready for training.

In order to simulate the most realistic conditions firefighters often train with ‘live’ casualties (see side panel ‘Live’ RTI Exercise for photos), prior to any such exercise a Risk Assessment must be made in order to ensure that the casualty, usually an off duty colleague is completely safe.

Hydraulic cutting and spreading equipment, air bag restraints, casualty protection, vehicle stabilisation, and other equipment ready for training.

Hydraulic cutting and spreading equipment, air bag restraints, casualty protection, vehicle stabilisation, and other equipment ready for training.

Firefighters practice the removal of a vehicle's glazing and removal of one of it's door posts.

Firefighters practice the removal of a vehicle’s glazing and removal of one of it’s door posts.


Visit the Holmatro website for further information about their range of equipment.

Visit the Holmatro website for further information about their range of equipment.