RIC Refresher Breakdown

Saws, irons, ladders and rescues were the flavor of week for our brothers in Bluffton, SC. Safe Firefighter, LLC just wrapped up a RIC Refresher for the Bluffton Township Fire District. Training included calling the Mayday, self-rescue, rapid intervention crew assignments and operations and performing proactive RIC tasks.

Luckily, each company was able to train with their own crew which made the training that much better. As a result of their hard work, the BTFD logged the following stats:

  • 48 training hours
  • 320 staff hours
  • 320 Maydays called
  • 160 “window bars” cut
  • 160 “slide bolts” cut
  • 80 “padlocks” and chain cut
  • 80 hinges cut
  • 80 doors force w/ the irons
  • 80 windows laddered and vented by 1 firefighter
  • 21 RIC deployments
  • 21 downed firefighters rescued
Everyone’s great attitudes and efforts made the last two weeks a blast and an awesome training environment!
Thanks to everyone who participated, to the BTFD Training Division and Command Staff for their help and support. As always we appreciate the feedback we received from everyone and there’s no doubt that future training will be made better from your ideas and observations.
We would also like to thank our partners, Desert Diamond Industries, Leatherhead Tools and Avon Mfg. Their continued support enables to provide the most realistic training with the best equipment, all made in the USA!
If your department is looking for REALISTIC & INTENSE, HANDS-ON BASED TRAINING, check out our CLASSES PAGEor contact us at INFO@SAFEFIREFIGHTER.COM or (843) 247-6044.

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Comments
Mike
Movement Monday; August 11, 2014 (TeamWORK)
Great ideas guys. Working in our SCBA is a must. When it comes to stretching...up to 30 seconds, but no benefit past that according to most research. A quick stretch after the warm up is also a good idea. Thanks for the work.
2014-08-16 22:19:26
Jenny
Movement Monday; August 11, 2014 (TeamWORK)
Fun workout. Tried to get crew involved, might take a little work. But fun none the less! I went for 40 minutes ....farmers carry 50lb dumb bells, ladder carry around station, step ups on a box (20), deadlifts (135 @ 15) shoulder press (45lbs 15) squats (20) fast walk around station.
2014-08-12 19:30:27
joe verneer
Movement Monday; August 11, 2014 (TeamWORK)
Very good idea for the crew ..thank you
2014-08-12 01:41:38
pat vaughn
Movement Monday; August 11, 2014 (TeamWORK)
Functional workouts are the best workouts. To many times I've watched as the big strong, weight lifers tend to run out of gas before the job is done. Thanks for putting this info together and stay safe!
2014-08-11 20:47:54
safefirefighter
Classes
Romeo, Right now, none of our classes are available online. However, we can bring our classes to you! We'd love to try to work something out, shoot us more details of what you're looking for and we can go from there. Thanks, Matt SAFE Firefighter, LLC
2014-08-08 14:29:23

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