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The Mobile Aircraft Firefighting Trainer allows Airport Rescue Fire Fighters personnel to train with their equipment and standard operating procedures.
Educating individuals about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills.
Technical rescue operations that involves the rescue and recovery of victims trapped in a place only accessible through confined spaces.
Hazards associated with grain engulfment emergencies require specific techniques to safely conduct initial rescue operations.
Training that concentrates on the safe response of firefighters, law enforcement personnel, and EMS providers to hazardous materials emergencies.
Ethanol, E85 and E95 react quite differently in emergency situations and firefighters must be able to handle assorted ethanol emergencies.
Semitrailers and large vehicles call for specialized knowledge, tools and skills to efficiently perform rescue operations and stabilize heavy vehicles.
Liquid propane gas is present in most communities and an understanding of its hazards is necessary to safely and efficiently handle such an incident.
Rescues that involve differences of elevation may require the use ropes to access and evacuate victims using special skills and equipment.
Multiple casualty incidents tax most departments equipment and personnel resources, the most frequent of these are school bus accidents.
Emergency response personnel need to be prepared to initiate rescue operations and recognize the hazards associated with a structural collapse.
Common firefighter training, including basic skills and demonstrations of the hands-on skills needed for fireground operations during an interior structural fire.
Started in 1933 as the “Summer Fire College,” when it was determined that training was needed for “firemen” to perform their duties safely and efficiently.
Preparing emergency response personnel to perform rescue operations in fast moving water emergencies and safely conduct general water-based operations.
Prepare emergency response personnel to initiate rescue operations in nonintersecting trench and excavation emergencies.
Emergency responders safely and efficiently extinguish vehicles fires based upon the vehicle design, operating fuel, and many other factors.
Vehicle extrication using the tools and techniques to remove an entrapped victim from a vehicle accident are as much a part of the fire service as firefighting.