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  1. Drill of the Week : Firefighter Self Survival Practical

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    Mon, 4 Jul 2005

    Firefighter Safety and Survival Drills Drill of the Week : SCBA Training Evolution Drill of the Week : Blind Bottle Change Drill of the Week : Mayday Training

  2. Drill of the Week : Are You Smarter Than a Rookie Firefighter? Equipment Inspections

    Online Articles

    Mon, 27 Dec 2010

    In this firefighter training drill, veteran firefighters will lead a discussion about the levels of inspection, the documentation of inspection, and routine events that also are on-the-job training events

  1. Drill of the Week : Hydrant Hook-up

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    Tue, 16 Sep 2008

    Establishing a positive water source from a hydrant, like any skill, takes practice. Review the content of your hydrant bag, kit, or other locally developed tool and appliance system.

  2. Drill of the Week : Rapid Intervention Size-up

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    Mon, 26 Jan 2009

    Size-up for a rapid intervention team (RIT) can differ in some ways from traditional fireground size-up. Review your local size-up protocol and select a local "problem building" for discussion on size-up points.

  3. Drill of the Week : Emergency Radio Communications

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    Tue, 28 Apr 2009

    Officers should discuss required actions and responses from the incident commanders and other companies/members operating at an incident in which a hostile situation develops on the fireground.

  4. Drill of the Week : Still District Hazards

    Online Articles

    Wed, 22 Jul 2009

    Using the potential concern or hazard, identify as many locations as you can that pose a potential problem for you.

  5. Drill of the Week : Accident Investigation

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    Mon, 24 Aug 2009

    As in any occupation, there is a potential for accidents every day. Review your local procedure for conducting investigations using this week's drill as a discussion point guide to help you understand your procedure.

  6. Drill of the Week : Progress Reports

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    Mon, 28 Sep 2009

    Progress reporting and observing the progress (or the lack thereof) during an incident is a crucial part of ensuring safety and survival on the fireground. Review your department's communication procedures during this training session.

  7. Drill of the Week : The CAN Report

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    Wed, 7 Oct 2009

    An easy way to answer or transmit a progress report is the CAN report, which easily identifies how well crews are doing, the conditions they are facing, and any support or resource needs that they have.

  8. Drill of the Week : Backup Lines

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    Wed, 31 Mar 2010

    Safe fire attack is accomplished by correct line choice and placement along with the staffing and placement of backup or additional lines. In this firefighter training drill, review your procedures for placing and staffing these important lines.