Farm Bureau delegates want harmful first responder tests eliminated

Farm Bureau delegates want harmful first responder tests eliminated

Wisconsin’s Farm Bureau delegates say a commonly-used national test for emergency responders is hurting volunteer fire departments. 

Brent Sinkula farms in Manitowoc County and is a volunteer firefighter.  He tells Brownfield many municipalities in and out of Wisconsin use the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians or NREMT test to determine if trained medics can use their skills while serving in local volunteer departments. “This is above and beyond a local test when they already do their training and a refresher test that they take.

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