Firefighter Training: VEIS

Firefighters performing a VES operation.

The Firefighters Support Foundation’s (FSF) newest training program is now available. This training program, featuring a video and a PowerPoint presentation, deals with vent-enter-isolate-search (VEIS) operations at structure fires.

“This VEIS program address the basics of a vent-enter-isolate-search operation,” says FSF President David Kenik. The program consists of a 30-minute video presentation and an accompanying PowerPoint presentation.

Covered topics include:

  • reasons for VEIS operations,
  • the tools needed,
  • operational phases, and
  • techniques to perform each phase safely.

Video of actual VEIS operations occurring are included with commentary. The program is ideal as an introduction to the topic or as an in-service review. The presenter is Engineer Abraham Madrigal of the Hillsboro (OR) Fire Department.

The program is free to all members of public safety and  emergency management agencies.  Simply go to www.ffsupport.org to download your copy.

The program is free to all members of public safety and  emergency management agencies. 

Simply watch in the viewer above, or download the video HERE and the PowerPoint HERE.

Send comments and feedback about these training programs to staff@ffsupport.org. Please note: some Windows users may experience problems when downloading compressed files.

About the Firefighters Support Foundation

The Firefighters Support Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization dedicated to assisting firefighters, emergency management, EMS, and Search & Rescue personnel perform their jobs effectively and safely. They also set aside a portion of their funds to aid underfunded agencies and assist families of fallen firefighters. More at www.ffsupport.org.

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