Donalsonville Fire Rescue Training Blog
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Raul Angulo shares innovative drills and evolutions for engine and truck companies to help your firefighters learn special skills and techniques that enhance basic skills knowledge and retention. 2012 FDIC Video
Ladder Locks : Classic by Mike Ciampo
Training Minutes Revisited: Mike Ciampo shares tips on leg ladder locks to use when venting windows or during rescues.
These videos are for training demonstration purposes only; as always, wear full PPE when conducting these evolutions, and abide by your department's policies and procedures.
Andy Fredericks of FDNY Squad 18 (LODD 9/11) presents keynote at FDIC. A very important message for firefighters to hear. This is relevant today! The art and science of firefighting is important! Keep your skills sharp!
Original Bread and Butter Training Video - DEPLOYING AND ADVANCING ATTACK LINE (Fire Engineering)
It is crucial to be a well-trained nozzleman and attack crew. Often times the attack team is a team of two or less. This video goes into details of the crew. This is a classic by the late great Andy Fredericks of FDNY Engine 48 and later Squad 18 (LODD-9/11/2001).
Tactics have changed over the years which allows room for newer techniques in hoseline advancement that relieves the backup firefighter from being right up on the nozzleman, however, this is a great video to refer back to the classics.
The main thing to take away from this video is the fact that deploying and advancing a hoseline efficiently is important for those who we serve and their property.
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