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  1. Firefighting Drill : RIT Operations: Short Ladder for Firefighter

    Online Articles

    Fri, 15 Aug 2014

    Salem (VA) Fire-EMS Lieutenant C. "Mike" Elston offers this Traditions Training drill which uses a short ladder as an alternative to a stokes basket.

  2. Firefighting Drill Ideas for the New Year

    Online Articles

    Thu, 26 Dec 2013

    To help you kick-start your calendar of training events, Fire Engineering presents 75 Company Level "Quick Drills" that you can use to improve the basic skill sets of your members.

  1. Fire/EMS Training Tips

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Jan 2009

    are just a by-product of firefighting drills . Vehicle extrication leads to a ..... requires the same procedure for firefighting drills , with some subtle but ..... create a lesson plan. Firefighting drill planning for many officers

  2. Firefighter Drills : Search Drill, Part 2 - Micro Search

    Online Articles

    Fri, 4 Apr 2014

    In Part 2 of this two-part series on search drills, Samuel Hittle offers this Traditions Training drill regarding micro search functions.

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

    Online Articles

    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 2

    Online Articles

    Tue, 1 Jun 2010

    In this second installment of a series of firefighting drills on fire behavior and construction, Forest Reeder asks you to consider the tactical considerations you would face in a fire at a particular type of construction.

  5. Drill of the Week: Generators and Portable Power

    Online Articles

    Tue, 2 Feb 2010

    Many incidents require some type of generator-based power supply for fans, lights, and other equipment. In this firefighting drill , discuss extended operations and servicing of these units and the hazards of electrical safety when using portable power supplies.

  6. Drill of the Week: Specific Occupancy Hazards

    Online Articles

    Wed, 10 Mar 2010

    Each occupancy type presents specific hazards to firefighters. In this firefighting drill , “profile” each occupancy type and identify specific hazards that are present.

  7. Firefighter Training Drill: Ingenuity in Firefighting Operations

    Online Articles

    Fri, 12 Sep 2014

    Drill: Forcing Drop Bars Traditions Training Drill: Window Roll Firefighter Training: Fire Gloves for Fires Firefighting Drill : RIT Operations: Short Ladder for Firefighter Removal Firefighter Training Drill: Parapet Walls More Traditions

  8. Firefighter Safety and Health Week: Training = Safety

    Online Articles

    Mon, 16 Jun 2014

    Firefighter Training Drill: Safety Officer: Time Management Video: Behind The Scenes at NBC's "Chicago Fire" Firefighting Drill Ideas for the New Year MORE SAFETY AND HEALTH: TRAINING The Training Safety Officer: Ensuring Safe Evolutions