Members of the Mason City Fire Department took part in an interactive training on Friday in which a grain bin rescue was simulated.
Tony Carroll offers a drill that will help train firefighters on using the thermal imaging camera in primary search.
Mark van der Feyst offers a simple training drill to review the contents of the hydrant kit, review/practice its deployment, and practice equipment placement.
This drill pays tribute to three fallen Wilmington (DE) firefighters and requires crews to train on RIT SCBA deployment.
In this week's Humpday Hangout, members of the International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) and Traditions Training look at the delivery of company level drills.
Fire photographer Tod Parker shared a video of a live-fire training for the Pike Township and Lebanon (IN) fire departments.
Mark van der Feyst offers this new drill on practicing securing a hydrant for a water source by adding gate valves to all ports.
Samuel Hittle and Chad Dailey review situations that may require firefighters to use hinge-side forcible entry and share tips on hinge removal.
Besides quickly turning out for a response, donning your personal protective equipment (PPE) proficiently is one of the proven ways to save time and lives on the fireground.
Raul A. Angulo examines and questions the fire service’s motivations for training and offers these helpful drills that will improve any department’s efficiency.