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Radio Communications Drill

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIclEzOlYL0] I saw this video and had to post it. Everyone knows that communications on the fireground are always a hot topic. They are usually listed in every NIOSH report, every after action review of every call, and every ...

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May Drill Of The Month: Engine Company EMS

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwZdLUff9bg] After taking a month off due to all of the time-consuming activities Drill of the Month is BACK! In the above video, we see an Engine company performing EMS on a victim. Every since the advent of Fire Service ...

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March Drill Of The Month: Hoselines

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHzam9ijOA0] This is coming a little late in the month, but there is still time to do it! We just had a recruit school graduate at work and my shift was assigned a rookie. I love getting rookies. It really ...

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January Drill Of The Month: Gloved Hand Drill

glovedrill <——–Click Here! This months drill comes to us from www.Firetrainingtoolbox.com . The site was cofounded by Chris Huston (Engineco22.net) and John Shaffer (greenmaltese.com) and has a variety of other contributors. They have even allowed me to post some of my musings ...

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December Drill Of The Month: Christmas Tree Fires

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxaUj_rfkN4] Its beginning to look a lot like CHRISTMAS!!!! We are well with in the countdown until Christmas, and most homes are already full adorned with holiday decorations. While this may be aesthetically pleasing, it can cause MAJOR problems ...

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October Drill Of The Month: The Handcuff Knot

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNHPVMVC9jk] Short sweet and to the point, the handcuff knot is vital to RIT/RIC operations. It can be used to attach to down firefighters either using the loops created by tying the knot, or using those loops and attaching a ...

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