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Training for VES

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When discussing this tactic in some circles there is great debate. In fact, I have heard outright intolerance for VES.

One Method for Overhead/Roll Up Doors

There are many methods to access roll up doors, this is just one. Try it out and let us know how it works.

Remembering Colerain

Remembering Colerain firefighters. April 4, 2008.

High Rise Hose Tips

Great video for high rise hose folds.

False Exterior Walls

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Not only will it hamper rescue efforts, performing ventilation or suppression from this side of the building would be challenging at best.

Hose Handling

Take the time to go over these techniques with your crew. If you cannot handle the hose, you will have difficulties getting the “wet stuff on the hot stuff” because you are fighting the hose line.

Downed Firefighter Drills

Great video from the Denver FD on RIT drills and carries.

High Rise Deployment Stretch

Here is a good video of stretching from a standpipe to the fire room. It looks like a good way to control the hose and to reduce kinks prior to charging it.

Fire Flows for High Rise Packs

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Here are four great videos showing you the differences in the kind of nozzles and set ups for high rise firefighting.  If you don’t know about or visited the Brotherhood’s site, you really are missing out on some great stuff.  You can also become a Facebook Fan and get regular updates. Enjoy the videos and […]

Back to Basics Part 6: SCBA Drills

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Once the alarm goes off they just walk or stand as if they were conserving air. This provides them with an idea of about how long they can conserve their air if they do get trapped and their low air alarm does activate.

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