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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? Forcible Entry Tools

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    Thu, 2 Dec 2010

    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.

  1. Drill of the Week : Safety & Survival

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    Wed, 19 Dec 2007

    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.

  2. Drill of the Week : Exposure Protection

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    Mon, 13 Aug 2007

    Preventing the spread of fire to exposures is a key part of your mission as a firefighter.

  3. Drill of the Week : Target Hazards

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    Tue, 26 Feb 2008

    Review your local target hazards classifications and review response components such as water supply location, installed systems, and apparatus positioning locations with your crew.

  4. 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.

  5. Drill of the Week : Hazardous Structures

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    Wed, 4 Mar 2009

    Discuss problem areas or buildings in your jurisdiction with your crews and review the reasons why these areas are treated the way they are. Develop a list of "caution notes" for these structures in your area.

  6. 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.

  7. Drill of the Week : Fire Extinguishers

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    Tue, 4 Mar 2008

    Identify the types and uses of portable fire extinguishers that are available to suppression personnel.

  8. Drill of the Week : Protective Clothing Inspections

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    Mon, 19 Nov 2007

    Identify any defects in your department's protective clothing and review use and care instructions with your colleagues.