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Addison County Regional Fire School



Firefighter

Introduction to Firefighting

$150

with Chief Tom Estey, Starksboro FD, Assistant Chief Matt Estey, Starksboro FD.

Calendar Apr 20, 2024

This 2 day class is designed for rookie firefighters and cadets who have not taken Firefighter One.  The course will help you become knowledgeable and helpful on the fire scene. The course will cover: Ladders, Hose loads, Ropes and Knots, Hose Streams and Hose handling, hand tools, PPE, changing air tanks and helping at staging.  The course will be classroom and hands on.

PPE: Bunker Gear. SCBA if possible.

Man vs. Machine

$175

with PL Vulcan Fire Training

Calendar Apr 20, 2024 at 8 am

This 1 day course allows students to be instructed on methods they can use to disentangle victims from a variety of situations. Basic techniques for removing rings are addressed. Evolutions progress in complexity to include auger entrapments, impalements (fencing/inside vehicles), persons trapped under vehicles, torch operations, as well as other “tips & tricks” learned from real-world experiences. The Classroom and Practical Skills portion of the program focus on finding the least complicated method of performing such rescues rather than "overthinking" the given situation.

PPE: Bunker Gear and Eye Protection

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Full Course

Round Table Discussion- with special guests

$80

with Doug Cline, Asst. Chief of Operations, Horry County Fire Rescue

Calendar Apr 20, 2024 at 8 am

This 1 day course will be a round table discussion format, the goal is to promote a lot of conversation and dialog around emerging topics and trends in the fire service. Morning half of the day will discuss topics such as, current safety topics in the fire service, retention / recruitment, Mentoring/ coaching evolves leadership and relationship dynamics - navigating difficult conversations. The afternoon will be joined by Julie Fitzgibbons (with Chief Doug Cline) to tackle the subject of firefighter resilience and stress. More Information will be on coursestorm shortly. Attendees are encouraged to bring questions with them for the day and be interactive in the conversations. 

 

Short Handed Firefighting

$45

with Pine Point Fire Training

Calendar Apr 20, 2024 at 8 am

This half day course:

1st Due without a Crew Short-handed Firefighting - Fire Departments all over the United States are seeing a significant decline in the number of Volunteer Firefighters. In 1984 there were 897,759 Volunteer Firefighters responding to 11- Million calls. In 2014 there were 788,850 Volunteer Firefighters responding to 31-Million calls. This program will review the safety challenges of managing a structure fire with limited personnel. Realistic expectations of fire attack and the importance of line choice, placement and deployment. Modern fire behavior, risk analysis and lightweight construction.

Residential Fire Tactics and Strategies

$45

with Pine Point Fire Training

Calendar Apr 20, 2024 at 1 pm

 This half day course:

Residential Fire Tactics & Strategies - This program will focus on tactical considerations for residential structure fires by reviewing the core fireground objectives of firefighter safety, saving lives and saving property. Understanding modern fire behavior, residential building construction and risk benefit analysis are critical elements of a successful incident. This program will use fire service curriculum, case studies, photos, videos and personal experiences of over 33-years in the fire service.

Farm Machinery Rescue

$175

with PL Vulcan Fire Training

Calendar Apr 21, 2024 at 8 am

Farm Machinery Rescue,

This 1 day course will provide training for dis-entanglement from farm machinery. There will be multiple pieces of equipment that we will demonstrate entanglement.  We will provide direction on how to safely remove victims from machinery. We will be simulating PTO, pick up rolls and feed rolls entanglement. We will also be demonstrating a piece of equipment on top of a person and how to safely remove them. The class will be demonstrating the use of heavy rescue tools along with many hand tools.

Pre-requite: none.

PPE: Bunker Gear With Eye Protection

Full Course

Lead, Follow or Get Out of The Way

$80

with Doug Cline, Asst. Chief of Operations, Horry County Fire Rescue

Calendar Apr 21, 2024 at 8 am

Lead, Follow or Get Out of The Way  4 HOUR ****great for Fire or EMS organizationsThere is a reason why people relate the Emergency Services profession to words likecourage, brotherhood, service, and respect. That reason is a clear-cut mission and decades of strong leadership.Most corporations in America would love to emulate two things that are deeply instilledin the fire service – the brotherhood, and the respect of their customers. Doug Cline —author, speaker, and retired Fire Chief in this program shares 35 years experience worth of secrets to effective fire service leadership, introducing the traits and skills essential forsuccessful fire service leaders, and discusses the importance of both internal and externalcustomer service. Designed to help you reach the top of your profession, this hard coreelectrifying program is considered must-attend for anyone who is ready to step up and lead and tired of those who are blocking the way!

The afternoon will be joined by Julie Fitzgibbons to tackle the subject of firefighter resilience and stress. More Information will be on coursestorm shortly. Attendees are encouraged to bring questions with them for the day and be interactive in the conversations. 

Tactics & Strategies Basement Fires

$45

with Pine Point Fire Training

Calendar Apr 21, 2024 at 8 am

This half day course:

This program will review the tactical considerations for fighting fires in basements. Every year firefighters get killed or injured fighting fires that in basements. It is critically important to firefighter safety and property conservation that firefighters understand the space, the type of construction, the layout, fire behavior and flowpaths. Fire service curriculum, case studies, photos, videos, samples and personal experiences. 





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