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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Vehicle Extrication Levels I & II: Principles and Practice


Overview The Complete Vehicle Extrication Technical Rescuer Level I and II Training Solution! Technical rescuers need to know how to safely and effectively operate at small and large vehicle and machinery extrication incidents. Vehicle Extrication Levels I & II: Principles and Practice provides all the critical knowledge and skills necessary for technical rescue teams to perform in these environments. Vehicle Extrication Levels ...

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Social Media Instruction

The social media world is providing instructors with numerous options to pass on knowledge.  As an instructor, I am often wanting more time in the classroom or on the training ground.  Here’s a way to gain valuable class or training time. By making a video preview of an upcoming lecture or hands-on drill, instructors can increase the knowledge base of ...

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Ground To Roof Ladder Transition On Ice

Here’s a piece brother firefighter Charlie Hillman (Norwalk (OH) FD) wrote about a chimney fire last winter.  He brings up several fireground basics that we all should remember.  Pass it on! On Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 0850 hours the Willard Fire and Rescue department was dispatched to a chimney fire.  The chimney fire was reported in a 1 ½ ...

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