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Using the ground ladders (straight and extension) on your assigned apparatus, review the proper steps for completing a simulated ground ladder operation.
Discuss conditions that would signal the need for emergency evacuation and how this order is carried out. Procedures should exist for all types of emergency scenes, including hazmat and technical rescues.
Evaluate your current skill level based on your ability to peform each task, knowledge of your local SOPs, the equipment used, and appropriate safety actions for each task identified.
This sample intersection accident allows your crew to discuss and prepare an incident response to a head-on accident.
This drill provides a basic overview of back-up team responsibilities and a brief scenario you can practice these skills with inside your fire apparatus bay.
Work through the incident factors and size-up considerations with your crews to develop a risk/benefit-oriented tactical solution to this fire problem.
Following local and nationally adopted guidelines for public education messages, review the application of these to your community and plan to complete company-level educational efforts during this week.
Knowledge of building construction features and fire behavior allow firefighters to safely identify the potential hazards that are present at incidents. In this fire training drill, review this scenario using similar structures in your town and determine the impact of fire behavior on the building
In this week's firefighter training drill, review your companies smoke ejector equipment and set up a simulated exhaust fan operation using your SOGs and manufacturer instructions.