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  1. Drill of the Week : Firefighter Self Survival Practical

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    Mon, 4 Jul 2005

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  2. Drill of the Week : Emergency Evacuation Procedures

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    Mon, 27 Aug 2007

    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.

  1. Drill of the Week : Basic Firefighting Skills Evaluation

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    Mon, 18 Feb 2008

    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.

  2. Drill of the Week : Tactical Scenario - Single Family Dwelling

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    Wed, 18 Jun 2008

    Work through the incident factors and size-up considerations with your crews to develop a risk/benefit-oriented tactical solution to this fire problem.

  3. Drill of the Week : Building Construction and Fire Behavior, Scenario 5

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    Fri, 25 Jun 2010

    When fire extends into structural elements of this type of construction, it adds many dimensions of fire extension and travel that may not occur in other construction types. In this firefighting drill, consider the type of challenges firefighters may face when fighting a fire at this type of ...

  4. Drill of the Week : Building Construction and Fire Behavior, Scenario 3

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    Tue, 8 Jun 2010

    The construction type in this week's firefighter training drill is a challenge in that it hides many void spaces and areas where fire can travel through concealed spaces. Discuss these tactical questions when reviewing this drill.

  5. Drill of the Week : Attic Fires

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    Mon, 13 Apr 2009

    Fires in attic present unique problems to firefighters and require specific tactical decisions for the operation.

  6. Drill of the Week : Ground Ladder Carry & Raise

    Online Articles

    Mon, 21 Jul 2008

    Using the ground ladders (straight and extension) on your assigned apparatus, review the proper steps for completing a simulated ground ladder operation.

  7. Drill of the Week : Tools & Equipment

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    Mon, 11 Aug 2008

    Answer the basic questions about the tools that you take to the fireground. Each tool must be "battle ready" and you must know what tools to take when a particular fireground assignment is given to your company

  8. Drill of the Week : Company-level Communication Skills

    Online Articles

    Mon, 11 May 2009

    Review sample communications and determine the best way of ensuring that your communication is understood and the appropriate feedback is received.