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  1. Firefighting Drill : Drill : Forcible Entry—Outward Opening Doors and Limited Space

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    Fri, 26 Jun 2015

    important, as it is with any fireground operation. This “Quick Drill ” demonstrates using the “spike” of the halligan to force narrow ..... cannot be set to gap and force the door. Download this drill as a PDF HERE As with all forcible entry operations, having

  2. Firefighter Drill : The 12 Saw Positions Drill

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    Fri, 12 Jun 2015

    By Nick Martin This drill focuses on building comfort and familiarity with “uncomfortable ..... using them to cut a flat roof (for example). Download this drill as a PDF HERE This drill outlines the 12 positions that members must be comfortable

  1. Firefighter Training Drills You Won't Find in the Books: Elevator and Stairwell identification Drill

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    Wed, 3 Jun 2015

    one slide ) and then get right to the drill . The photos are shot in sequence and are easy to follow. CLICK HERE for the complete drill . Company Officer Tip I like to start by ..... type of atmosphere do you create when you drill ? Is it conducive to learning? Does your crew

  2. Firefighting Drill : The Company Officer

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    Fri, 29 May 2015

    after testing, some are designated by a newly appointed chief, and some have a process “in between.” Download this drill as a PDF HERE Although how one becomes and officer varies greatly from department to department, the role of the company officer

  3. Firefighting Drill : Butting Ladders

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    Fri, 5 Jun 2015

    existing design features of the dwelling, company’s can ladder the structure efficiently and effectively. Download this drill as a PDF HERE Often times, members concentrate on positioning the ladder based on what upper floor window they want to access

  4. Firefighter Training Drill : Photovolt-what?

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    Thu, 30 Apr 2015

    vent are just a few. Please check out the drill and these links to prepare yourself for ..... photovoltaic-systems-overview/ Download this drill as a PDF HERE (1.4 MB). RELATED FIREFIGHTER ..... Fire Engineering ). MORE RECENT DRILLS Drill : Roof Report Drill : Outside Vent Suitcase

  5. Fireground Size-Up: Drill : Roof Report

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    Fri, 10 Apr 2015

    By Donald Fletcher Jr. This drill focuses on the truck company’s roof report during fireground ..... the most likely direction of fire spread. Download this drill as a PDF HERE This drill requires companies to go out to structures in their first

  6. Firefighter Training Drill : The Louver Cut

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    Fri, 16 Jan 2015

    essential when operating on the roof. This drill looks at the "louver cut" and some advantages ..... particular vertical roof cut is outlined in this drill . Download this week's firefighter training drill as a PDF HERE (10 MB). KYLE STEPHENS in

  7. Firefighting Drill : Outside Vent Suitcase

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    Fri, 27 Mar 2015

    fire conditions, and tactical priorities. Download this drill as a PDF HERE To adequately address some of these unknowns, the OV needs to carry an assortment of tools. This week’s drill shows a simple way to transport a basic compliment of hand tools

  8. Firefighting Drill : Laddering Upper Floors

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    Fri, 30 Jan 2015

    attempt is difficult during fireground operations. Download this drill as a PDF HERE Smoke and fire conditions, nighttime operations ..... ground ladders at third- and fourth-story windows. This drill is a quick tip showing the step-by-step procedure that will