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  1. Fire Service Industry News: Minnesota First Responders Participate in Coordinated Ice Rescue Drill

    Online Articles

    Sat, 2 Mar 2013

    Several emergency agencies from the South Metro Water Rescue Workgroup will participate in the workgroup's first ice rescue exercise today in Fort Snelling State Park.

  2. Training Days: Firefighter Rescue Drills

    Online Articles

    Mon, 22 Nov 2010

    Tom Kiurski discusses how he helped conduct the Denver drill and a RIT drill for firefighter training in his department.

  1. RAPID INTERVENTION ISN'T RAPID

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Dec 2003

    series of drills and training exercises that culminated in a rescue drill designed to test a new process for rapid intervention. A ..... six members—five firefighters and one officer. In the rescue drills scenario, a search team consisting of five firefighters

  2. “SAVING OUR OWN” TRAINING AND REINFORCEMENT

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Aug 2006

    Nothing is foolproof! Our department schedules a firefighter rescue drill at least once a quarter. All personnel attend. The drill ..... new firefighters are put through a variety of firefighter rescue drills before they are assigned to a shift. As for what works and

  3. Training Days: Ice Rescue Drill

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    Mon, 8 Dec 2008

    Take advantage of the cold weather to reacquaint yourself with some little-used equipment and tactics. Tom Kiurski presents a sample training evolution with two ice rescue scenarios.

  4. Searching for a Conscious Lost Firefighter

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Jul 2009

    By TOM SITZ Until recently, all of our lost firefighter rescue drills involved an unresponsive firefighter whose PASS alarm was activating. The rapid intervention team (RIT) used the activated PASS

  5. Three NJ Firefighters Injured in Training

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    Thu, 22 Mar 2012

    Three firefighters were injured yesterday while conducting an urban search and rescue drill in Bayonne, New Jersey.

  6. Three NJ Firefighters Injured in Training

    Online Articles

    Thu, 22 Mar 2012

    Three firefighters were injured yesterday while conducting an urban search and rescue drill in Bayonne, New Jersey.

  7. Five Steps to a Successful Annual Training Plan

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014

    members will do and not do as firefighters. For example, there is little sense in setting up a large-scale swift water rescue drill if your mission statement says that you will not conduct (be trained or equipped for) these types of operations. Mission

  8. Firefighter Training and Safety: Live to Train Another Day

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    Mon, 16 Jun 2014

    the training ground can be avoided by having a policy and plan to address these situations. Temperature extremes Technical rescue drills Non-fire department personnel participation Medical screening prior to drill Equipment used for training Minimum instructor