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  1. Knowledge and Experience: Becoming the Senior Firefighter

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 16 Apr 2015

    stretch a handline more effectively and quickly because of the memory (system 1) he has built. A newly promoted apparatus driver learns from the senior truck firefighter that, depending on how the apparatus is spotted and how the aerial device

  2. Prioritizing Tasks on the Fireground

    Article

    Mon, 30 Mar 2015

    more firefighters than horizontal ventilation or when setting up a fan at the front door, which can be done by the apparatus driver , the staging firefighter, or a firefighter not actively involved with the fire attack. Tactics and Equipment Using

  3. P2 ~ Prioritizing Tasks on the Fireground

    Article

    Mon, 30 Mar 2015

    more firefighters than horizontal ventilation or when setting up a fan at the front door, which can be done by the apparatus driver , the staging firefighter, or a firefighter not actively involved with the fire attack. Tactics and Equipment Using

  4. Firefighting News: Firefighters Among Four Injured in Ohio Fire Apparatus Crash

    Online Articles

    Fri, 6 Mar 2015

    eastbound reportedly struck the van from behind, then crashed head-on into the rig. The report said the fire apparatus driver and the GMC driver were hospitalized in critical condition. Read the full account at http://bit.ly/18ohrCe

  5. Nominees Announced for 2015 Ray Downey Courage and Valor Award

    Online Articles

    Mon, 16 Feb 2015

    extinguishment. SCOTLAND (CT) FIRE DEPARTMENT Firefighter/ Apparatus Driver Michael Fisher Years in the fire service: 10 Captain ..... their location. Nozzleman RJ Miles and Firefighter/ Apparatus Driver Michael Fisher set aside their suppression assignment

  6. Fire Service Health: Stress: The Silent Killer

    Online Articles

    Thu, 15 Jan 2015

    driver with the Wheaton (MD) Rescue Squad. He served six years in the United States Air Force as a firefighter, an apparatus driver /operator, and a crew chief. He has been involved in fire protection system installation, mobile fire apparatus

  7. Firefighter Legal Issues: South Carolina First Responder Accused of Using Emergency Lights to Deliver Pizzas

    Online Articles

    Tue, 27 May 2014

    indicated that, as a probationary member, Reid should not have lights on his car. Read further details about this case at http://bit.ly/1nwyS7X . RELATED CREATING AN APPARATUS DRIVER RESPONSE SOP Red Lights and Sirens: Marketing Tools

  8. WTC Museum opens; family members voice concerns

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    Fire Crew Supervisor Ted F. Drake, 62, Wyoming State Fire Division, Newcastle: heart attack. May 25. Fire Apparatus Driver Operator Robert Fogel III, 58, Baltimore (MD) County Fire Department: heart attack. May 26. Deputy Chief David

  9. Firefighter Safety: Ambushed!

    Online Articles

    Mon, 21 Apr 2014

    unique, and situations may dictate the safest course of action would be to exit the truck. For example, if your apparatus driver is incapacitated and unable to drive away from the attacker, who is quickly approaching the truck to climb onto the

  10. A Minor Apparatus Accident: In Whose Opinion?

    Online Articles

    Mon, 31 Dec 2007

    but have only really been an apparatus driver /operator for about 18 of those ..... and the rush has ended. The apparatus driver /operator is an individual ..... around him. But the aging fire apparatus driver /operator and school district