Apparatus & Equipment

In the case of coming up short with a tower ladder, there is an evolution that firefighters should drill on so they can increase the reach of their tower ladders by using a portable ladder from the bucket for access, removal, or rescue.
Truck Company

Mike Ciampo discusses important messages for company officers to transmit to units and command so everyone is better informed during the firefight.
Truck Company

Being competent at what you do depends a lot on getting back to the basics and reinforcing the basics during an incident. Mike Ciampo on door size-up and control.
Truck Company

Let’s always try and be as thorough as we can and work together in opening up and extinguishing every fire we encounter to avoid the dreaded rekindle
Truck Company

If you train on this tactic of two ladders in a relatively close position from the start, you’ll find out that it’s easier and quicker to remove an unconscious victim to the ground.
Firefighting

For young firefighters, it is very important to learn and understand the “whys” and “how comes” of tool operation and why the tool was created in a specific manner.