Drill of the Week: Scene Lighting

By Forest Reeder

This NFPA 1410 Truck company evolution can be performed using any apparatus equipped with lighting equipment and generators. Review the procedures for illuminating the incident scene using fixed and portable lighting.

Determine the capacities of your portable lighting and power systems and review the setup and operation of all generators and power systems. Review the types, lengths and power ratings for all electrical cords on your apparatus when completing this training session.

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Forest Reeder began his fire service career in 1979. He currently serves as Battalion Chief / Director of Training & Safety with the Pleasantview Fire Protection District (www.plvw.org) and is the Director of Training for Southwest United Fire Districts (www.sufd.org). In these capacities, he is responsible for the design, implementation and coordination of in-service training activities as well as a full-service fire training academy program. Forest holds numerous Illinois fire service certifications and holds a Masters Degree in Public Safety Administration from Lewis University.

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