About Absolute Rescue
Welcome to Absolute Rescue. Our mission is to grow into a significant resource online for all things rescue — vehicle extrication, trench, collapse, technical, high-angle, USAR and beyond.
Meet Absolute Rescue Editor Mike Smith
Mike Smith works and live just outside of Detroit, Michigan. Smith is a 20 veteran of the automotive industry currently work for Magna Seating as a Design Leader in the structural products group. He designed and engineered parts from bumper to bumper with extensive experience with structural steel components, interior safety systems, and complete seat structures.
Smith is a Senior Firefighter EMT-B with the Wixom Fire Department. In addition to Absolute Rescue, he runs the extrication based website Boron Extrication where he blends his automotive and fire service experience to provide leading edge content for rescue personnel.
Smith teaches extrication around the United States with an emphasis on current and emerging vehicle technologies. He was also vehicle extrication instructor in the HOT part of FDIC 2014.