Nighttime Training for Latest Batch of BIEMRs: Photo Gallery

At dusk on Saturday, March 16, twenty-six newly minted Bainbridge Island Emergency Medical Responders gathered in the upper parking lot of Fort Ward Park. Their impending mission was to complete a nighttime training exercise and stress test on the penultimate day of their two-weekend Wilderness First Responder course. The stress part of the exercise was … More Nighttime Training for Latest Batch of BIEMRs: Photo Gallery

Spring 2019 Wilderness First Responder Training

by Clint Pells Bainbridge Island needs you. Our community’s Emergency Management strategy combines the resources of the City of Bainbridge Island, The Bainbridge Island Fire Department, community organizations such as Bainbridge Prepares, and most importantly community volunteers. We need volunteers to complete the Wilderness First Responder training and join the BIEMR Team. As a trained … More Spring 2019 Wilderness First Responder Training

Learn about the EMS Levy

Bainbridge Prepares has established numerous partnerships on the island and in the county, but none is more critical to their mission of community preparedness than the Bainbridge Island Fire Department. The BIFD has put on the February ballot an Emergency Medical Service (EMS) levy that is intended to provide ongoing support for their medical service, … More Learn about the EMS Levy

Moulage Mayhem Calmly Preps BIEMRs for Chaos

Saturday’s (December 15) Moulage Mayhem class took fourteen attendees through a comprehensive look at the art of moulage, or applying makeup and prosthetics to simulate injuries. Moulage is an important skill set for emergency responders because the more realistic injuries are in training, the more effective the training is.  Trainer Laurel Sprague is the owner … More Moulage Mayhem Calmly Preps BIEMRs for Chaos