Archive for August2012

First Due Friday; Decisions, Decisions

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You are first to arrive to find this heavily involved double wide mobile home. IS THIS A GO, NO-GO or SOMETHING ELSE? What are the ATTACK and RESCUE CONSIDERATIONS? Give us your SIZE-UP, CREW ASSIGNMENTS & RECEO VS considerations. Enjoy!

Shock, Gap, Set, Force- It Works In The “Real World” (Video)

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Here is a great video that gives some “street cred” to the SHOCK, GAP, SET, FORCE process of forcing doors.

First Due Friday; Going to Work in a Garden Apartment!

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You are first to arrive on whatever you normally ride. Give us your SIZE-UP, CREW ASSIGNMENTS & RECEO VS considerations. HOW BIG DOES THIS INCIDENT GET IN YOUR FD… alarms, units, staffing, etc? Also, watch the fireground ops and share your constructive criticism. Enjoy!

Leadership Chart

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Some people learn by watching, some by reading others by doing, most by a combination of each. Here’s chart we found on Facebook via Tim Nemmers, Lead Instructional Designer for Suburban Fire Development. Enjoy and please share!

First Due Friday; Grillin’ Season

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This fire started from a grill in the backyard. Give us your SIZE-UP, CREW ASSIGNMENTS & RECEO VS considerations. Also, watch the fireground ops and share your constructive criticism. Enjoy!

First Due Friday; 2-Alarm Commercial Job! (Video)

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You are on either the first arriving Engine or Truck (your choice). You arrive to these heavy smoke conditions in this commercial building with multiple mixed occupancies. Give us your SIZE-UP, CREW ASSIGNMENTS & RECEO VS considerations. Enjoy!

Forcible Entry Wrap Up!!!

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June and July were crazy with Forcible Entry classes! We did a total of 5 classes in Irmo, SC, 2 in Bluffton and 2 in Belton reaching 138 brothers in the last calendar month!