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Identify the types and uses of portable fire extinguishers that are available to suppression personnel.
Consider these responses as opportunities to learn more about the building, installed systems, occupancy hazards, and to practice the standard parts of your emergency response procedures.
Identify any defects in your department's protective clothing and review use and care instructions with your colleagues.
Review department SOGs on positioning, warning and headlight use, and general safety precautions.
Consider the number of equations, dimensions, and calculations you must know in order to safely do your job when you pit the rookie vs. the veteran in this week's firefighter training drill.
Using EMS transportation as the focus for this session, review your local procedures for landing zone operations.
In this week's firefighter training drill, have your firefighting veterans and rookies discuss the terminology and principles of forcible entry operations in your department.
Each member of the fire service is empowered to take steps to ensure their individual and their crews safety and survival by applying basic principles to every operation.
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.