This week The Firefighter Training Podcast discusses the three choices that all of us have as firefighters, both in our own lives and on the job whether career, volunteer or on call.
1.) Give a C A N report for arrival.
2.) What impact does the tile roof have on construction and/or tactics.
3.) Where does the first line go?
4.) What are you doing about the garage area?
5.) Vertical ventilation or not? What ventilation will you use if any?
This week the Firefighter Training Podcast Interviews Greg Howard who has experience as a career and an on-call firefighter in British Columbia.
I talk about the similarities and the differences between the US and Canada.
Develop a haz mat plan for this incident.
With all cylinders tied together what are the failsafes and shut offs?
How long will it take for an entry team to get inside?
Because you are in a building, what other considerations must be thought of?
Train on the DOT guidebook and WISER.
This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at the phrase I Didn’t See That Coming and how it relates to activities on the job, incidents, in station activities and relationships.
1.) What are the first incident priorities?
2.) How would you begin to secure the scene and isolate? What resources would be needed?
3.) Do all of your engines carry foam? When was the last drill?
4.) How much foam will be needed?
5.) Where will you find large trailer dumps of sand for damming and diving?
This week The Firefighter Training Podcast asks the question are you ready for the “Big One?” In each fire station everyone says tonight could be the night. If It is tonight will you be ready and how to you get ready?