Drills You Won’t Find in the Books

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The number-one question instructors get from around the country is, “Can you give us new ideas for company drills?” This presentation from Raul Angulo answers the above question with numerous creative and exciting drills and ideas for engine and ladder companies and individual firefighter skills. Many of the drills are based on line-of-duty death (LODD) or close-call incidents. Others come from training manuals that have been out of print for 30 years. Tricks of the trade come from senior department members and retired firefighters. If these trade secrets aren’t shared, they will be lost with each retirement. 

  • Get new ideas for company drills
  • Learn how these evolutions use lessons from near misses and LODDs
  • Learn tricks of the trade from veteran firefighters

This Webcast originally aired on May 7, 2015. Watch in the player below.


RAUL A. ANGULORAUL A. ANGULO retired from the Seattle (WA) Fire Department after more than 37 years of service and is also Captain Emeritus of Ladder Co. 6. He is a featured author and a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Fire Apparatus and Emergency Equipment magazine and is a regular contributor to Fireengineering.com with “Drills You Won’t Find in the Books.”




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