What is Really NEW About H.O.T. "Truck Company: Essentials"?

This eight-hour evolution offering debuts Monday, April 19, 8:00 am-5:00 p.m. and will be repeated the same time on Tuesday, April 20, at FDIC 2010. According to Lead Instructor Lt. Michael Ciampo, Fire Department of New York, attendees will be introduced to the “Lovers” acronym that will help them recall “the main elements that are vital to all trucks”--Ladders, Overhaul, Ventilation, Entry, Rescue, and Search. The interactive stations include Forcible Entry, Ladders, Ventilation, Search, and Cutting.Basic/intermediate-level students will learn improved leg lock techniques, the “punch technique” in overhauling, use power saws for vertical ventilation a...

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