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Dumpster fire

Ok, while I’m not great at getting all the pretty visuals in here yet, this is another good drill for everyone, boss to probie. Your company is dispatched to a dumpster fire at 01:30 in your apartment complex, your dispatcher notifies you that PD is on the scene with a dumpster fully involved at the […]

Tactics Tuesday

Give your Size Up, and Incident actions [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.961115&w=425&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] Tactics Tuesday, posted with vodpod

Drill Time

Hello all I’m Drillmaster, Fire Student asked me to keep the site in drills for basic company operations. I will be putting up drills regularly to give firefighters and company officers alike, a place to grab a drill for the shift. We train everyday, we train to be our best in our chosen profession, and […]

Drill: Practice your Mayday Procedures

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Review your procedures for calling a mayday Discuss the parameters of when you would call a mayday like the pic below. Get your gloves and radio and call a mayday using whichever mnemonic your department uses ex LUNAR, UNCAN Also practice activating your Emergency Button on your radios with gloved hands if the buttons are […]

Quick Drill: Setting up Deluge guns

You will need your deluge gun and Two Hundred feet of hose.  Take the deluge gun off the truck or out of the compartment. Practice setting it up for exterior or defensive operations however you term it.  Practice the options you have on securing these monitors while on the ground.  The minimum PPE needed are […]

Tactics Tuesday

This fire started in the garage and quickly moved interior. The fire was caused by a leaking fuel line on a truck. The house was a near total loss. Give your size up and tactics you would use for this fire [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.953316&w=425&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] Tactics Tuesday, posted with vodpod

Tactics Tuesday

Based off of what you see. Give your size-up as the first arriving engine officer. Describe the strategies and tactics you may use to combat this fire. [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.946399&w=425&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] more about “Tactics Tuesday“, posted with vodpod

Truck Familiarization Drill

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For this drill you will need your apparatus and copies of your check off sheet. Members will go to the apparatus and each member will go compartment by compartment naming the equipment and will be checked off on the sheet. The person who get the most correct gets a night off from chores or what […]

Electrical Panel Box Drill by: Captain Jeff Schwering

At some point we have all been asked or will be asked to cut the electric , when it is necessary, from anything from a structure fire to water endangering electric, just to name a few. When was the last time you thought of how you were going to shut that panel down correctly? The power companies frown […]

Drill: Radio Communications

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For the longest time firefighters had to fight to be given portable radios while on the fire ground. SO today’s drill ask you, do you know how to fully use your radio? Can you switch to the different zones, and use the different functions it has? Can you activate your emergency escape button or change […]

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