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  1. Vent-Enter-Search (VES ) Tools


    Tue, 6 Nov 2012

    Captain David Decker of the Indianapolis (IN) Fire Department discusses the basic tools firefighters need to perform vent-enter-search ( VES ).

  2. Ground Floor VES


    Tue, 16 Oct 2012

    Dave Decker and his crew demonstrate various methods for gaining access to ground floor compartment to perform vent-enter-search ( VES ).

  1. VES : Search Techniques and Victim Removal


    Tue, 11 Dec 2012

    Dave Decker discusses concerns and techniques for searching and removing a victim during a vent-enter-search operation.

  2. Second-Floor VES


    Tue, 13 Nov 2012

    Dave Decker and his crew explain and demonstrate various concerns and methods used when performing vent-enter-search on the second floor of a residence.

  3. When and Where to VES


    Tue, 6 Nov 2012

    Dave Decker discusses the situations that would lead firefighters to employ vent-enter-search and the best locations for doing so.

  4. Oriented Vent-Enter-Search for Small Departments

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Mar 2013

    techniques of conducting vent-enter-search ( VES ). All firefighters have to do is put this ..... and videos, however, focus on conducting VES using a single searcher only; this method ..... interior oriented search to the exterior or VES tactic in which small departments can train

  5. PSA Announces New Vendor Partner

    Online Articles

    Tue, 30 Aug 2011

    Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - VES Fire Detection Systems is proud to announce that their VES Elite product line is now available via PSA Security ..... and distribution customers are able to purchase VES product and become certified on Elite networked

  6. Realistic Vent-Enter-Search Training

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Aug 2009

    CHRISTOPHER S. JOHNSON Vent-enter-search ( VES ) is an extremely aggressive and potentially ..... Department’s Battalion 2 conducted realistic VES tactical training as an introduction for ..... participate in a realistic hands-on first-due VES scenario. TRAINING PROPS CREATED The department

  7. (fireengineering.com)

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Mar 2012

    modified to a much safer evolution: vent-enter-search ( VES ). VES was "invented" in a large East Coast department that ..... various standards. Firefighters in Florida have taken this VES evolution and married it with the oriented search. This

  8. Roundtable: Vent-Enter-Search on the Fireground

    Online Articles

    Fri, 2 Mar 2012

    modified to a much safer operation: vent-enter-search ( VES ) . VES was "invented" in a large East Coast city that realized ..... violating evolution. My friends in Florida have taken this VES evolution and married it with oriented search techniques