Category Archives: training-fire-rescue-topics

The Impact Rapid Intervention Team

Entry Img

Mayday, Mayday, Mayday, firefighter, Mayday. The firefighters Mayday goes unheard, but who should have heard it. The answer to that question is Communications, IC, and the RIT. RIT teams must realize that they are a team of Accountability, and Safety Teams. Communications while being the RIT team is more than just communicating what you are […]

Join Firefighter Basics at the SC Firefighters Conference

Entry Img

The crew of Firefighter Basics will be teaching a class entitled Suburban to Urban Fire Tactics at the SC Firefighters Conference June 10 in Myrtle Beach South Carolina. Follow the link to learn how to register. www.scfirefighters.org

Pre-plan Challenge

Entry Img

I was told to write about ladders again, and I will, but first I have a Pre-plan Challenge for you.

Making the Basics, Basic!

Entry Img

For new and aspiring fire officers remember training does not have to take all day, but has to be effective and have a measurable outcome at the end.

I’m Sorry If It’s Too Loud

Okay, so I know that it’s been a while since I have last posted, so I thought I’d start with a short one as I dust off my keyboard. This story occured a few months ago, and I have been meaning to share it, but haven’t gotten around to it, until now. One thing that […]

Charleston and Columbia, SC area responders: NFPA 472 Radiation Technician (8hr) program

Entry Img

If you are in these areas, this is an awesome opportunity to attend a FREE US Department of Energy Radiation Technician training program. The course uses radiation sources with significant strength; this offers an excellent opportunity to see how radiation instruments react in real radiation fields. Additional course and contact information is in the below, […]

Haz Mat Technicians! Here is a GREAT opportunity to increase your response knowledge and skills.

Entry Img

              Click on the link for information about a FREE US Department of Energy Radiation Specialist course. The course will be held in Albuquerque, NM. Specialist ABQ

Fire Ground Survival the Foundation for R.I.T

Entry Img

After being apart of some conversations, emails, and training I found that firefighters do not have an understanding that fire ground survival skills and Rapid Intervention are two separate disciplines. Fire Ground survival skills such as low profile maneuvers, ladder bails, and entanglement training provided the skills need to rescue a fellow firefighter who may […]

Identify Basics

There is always talk of the basics and what they mean to the fire ground. Basics are the Key to preventing fire ground emergencies. Every week we will look at a fire not to poke fun or disrespect the agency in the photo or video, but in an effort to use these to open discussion […]

Legacy Tactics Part II by Training 38

So what does it take, to effectively manage a scene and not be labeled as a “Legacy” department? First, you must understand your response area, resource availability and the ability of your personnel. Secondly, once you arrive on scene, paint the picture gives a “Windshield size-up”. Then you must exit the vehicle and conduct a […]

Page 1 of 3123

Blog Information

Follow Firefighter Basics

Recent Comments