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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? Search Methods

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    Tue, 16 Nov 2010

    This week's firefighter training drill opens a discussion of the methods used by your department to conduct search operations of a fire building using SOP methods and training information provided. Firefighter recruits may have spent many hours training on search techniques in the burn tower, but

  1. 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.

  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

  3. Drill of the Week : Are You Smarter Than a Rookie Firefighter? Ventilation Methods

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    Mon, 8 Nov 2010

    In this firefighter training drill, discuss simulated ventilation and real-world firefighting incidents to bring the academy to the streets, emphasizing your fire department's SOPs and safety practices for completing these fireground tactics.

  4. Drill of the Week : Are You Smarter Than a Rookie Firefighter? Roof Styles and Operations

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    Wed, 8 Dec 2010

    This week's firefighter training drill asks firefighter veterans and recruits to tour the community, discussing the styles of roofs present and the operations necessary to ventilate and work on them.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.