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  1. 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

  2. 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

  1. Firefighting Drill : Yes, Your Engine Carries Ground Ladders!

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    Sat, 14 Feb 2015

    By Dan Doyle This drill is designed to discuss a host of factors regarding ..... ladder that accompanies it. Download this drill as a PDF HERE Now, lets say we have three engines ..... place to wrestle with ways to overcome it. Drill and evaluate on options for when the rack

  2. 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

  3. FDIC 2013: The Pittsburgh Drill


    Wed, 24 Apr 2013

    In this Pittsburgh drill , I was the first man in and I would have been what you called the rab-, the first rabbit man. I kind of went through, sat

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    In this Pittsburgh drill , I was the first man in and I would have been what you called the rab-, the first rabbit man. I kind
  4. 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

  5. Firefighting Drill : Standpipe Operations: Clearing a Clogged Fog Nozzle

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    Fri, 23 Jan 2015

    nozzle opening, dramatically reducing flow and producing an inadequate or broken stream. Download this drill as a PDF HERE This quick drill illustrates a couple ways firefighters can fix a fog nozzle if it becomes clogged or comprised. Recognizing

  6. Firefighter Training Drill : Ingenuity in Firefighting Operations

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    Fri, 12 Sep 2014

    we could bring back to the firehouse to drill with. They were using the "wizzer tool ..... the use for the rod used in the attached drill . I never cease to be amazed by the creativity ..... job more efficient... Download this drill as a PDF HERE (970 Kb). MORE FIREFIGHTER

  7. Firefighter Training Drill : Forcing HUD Windows with Hand Tools

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    Fri, 2 May 2014

    Instructor , Traditions Training LLC. This drill focuses on one particular method for forcing ..... particular method of entry are outlined in this drill . (Click image to download as an enlarged ..... TRADITIONS TRAINING Traditions Training Drill : Opening Up on Cape-Cod Style Homes

  8. Firefighter Training Drill : Door Chocks

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    Fri, 16 May 2014

    carrying methods. The purpose of this "Quick Drill " will focus on the standard "wedge ..... photos and descriptions included with this drill , illustrate simple ways when using a ..... district(s). Download this week's drill as a PDF HERE . RELATED THE DOOR CHOCK