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  1. Firefighter Training Drill: Troubleshooting Fireground Operations (Activated PASS Device)

    Online Articles

    Fri, 19 Aug 2011

    Regardless of whether it constitutes a Mayday situation, firefighters must identify and determine the reason for an activated PASS alarm on the fireground. In this drill, students identify their actions in case of such an activation.

  2. Drill of the Week: Safer Fireground Operations

    Online Articles

    Tue, 16 Mar 2010

    All members operating at an incident scene are responsible for their own safety and the safety of fellow crew members. In this firefigher training drill, discuss the following situations as a crew using department references and training materials available.

  3. The Timeless Nature of War and Fireground Operations

    Blogs

    Fri, 1 Oct 2010

    By: Jason Brezler On two separate occasions in recent years, I have transitioned back into my duties as a firefighter with the FDNY in the Bronx. In each instance, I had been off-line from the fire department for nearly a year, leading men assigned to U.S. Marine infantry battalions in some very

  4. Injuries prompt review of fireground operations

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Aug 2003

    On December 17, 2001, at 02:46 hours, the Fairfax County (VA) Fire and Rescue Department responded to a reported fire on the third-floor balcony of a residential apartment building at 13849 Braddock Springs Road.

  5. PLANNING A HOSE AND NOZZLE SYSTEM FOR EFFECTIVE OPERATIONS

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Apr 2003

    conditions. The outcome of fireground operations depends on the outcome ..... very heart of the entire fireground operation is the nozzle. It is ..... turn, makes all other fireground operations proceed more safely and ..... safety and efficiency of fireground operations . Solid streams are less

  6. ENGINE COMPANY STANDPIPE OPERATIONS: TACTICAL USE OF 21⁄2-INCH HANDLINES, PART 1

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 May 2005

    2 -inch hose for fireground operations with an emphasis on those ..... effective and efficient fireground operations . Ultimately, if firefighters ..... achieve a successful fireground operation when using a 2 1 ⁄ 2 ..... hand-line for future fireground operations . For you who for whatever

  7. INCIDENT ASSIGNMENTS

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Aug 2004

    procedure. Which form of fireground operations does your department ..... SCBA, and commences fireground operations without a hoseline ..... safer and more efficient fireground operation . Every firefighter wishes ..... bread-and-butter fireground operations where the firefighters

  8. ENGINE COMPANY STANDPIPE OPERATIONS:PRESSURE-REGULATING DEVICES

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Feb 2005

    heat of battle during a fireground operation . For this purpose ..... changed anytime during fireground operations -simply put, what you ..... make adjustments during fireground operations . First, the tools needed ..... heat of battle during fireground operations . Although this particular

  9. Volunteer Firefighter as Initial Incident Commander

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 May 2007

    successful, aggressive fireground operation . Should an incoming ..... terms are critical to safe fireground operations . EDUCATION IS CRITICAL ..... for a safe and efficient fireground operation is in place. JOEL A

  10. The Urban 360

    Blogs

    Thu, 29 Mar 2012

    assigned duties as they are paramount to an effective fireground operation . The 'Urban 360' at Large Multiple Dwellings: Large ..... unanticipated features which could potentially impact fireground operations . Additionally, the roof structure itself may possess