Thank you Boron Extrication for posting this. “I’m a big fan of free or inexpensive training. The NFPA created an excellent Hybrid/EV/Extrication guide that is free to the fire service.” Warning: 26mb PDF download: https://smoothboretip.files.wordpress.com/2015/10/evfg-15-pdf.pdf Email me at SmoothBoreTip@gmail.com if you want to get it offline. Source: NFPA Emergency Field Guide-2015 Edition – Boron Extrication
I came across these two excellent online resources on fires in structures with solar panels. Both are free!: UL Study Recommends Tactical Changes for Fires in Structures with Solar Panels and this one, via Cal Fire, which includes Student Manuals, Lesson Plans, and Power Point presentations for Awareness and Operations level training: Fundamentals of Photovoltaics for the Fire … Continue reading
NVFC Launches Free Volunteer Recruitment Tools for Fire Departments to Combat Declining Volunteerism via NVFC – NVFC Launches Volunteer Recruitment Portal for Fire Departments to Combat Declining Volunteerism – NVFC.
Interior video shows how the well placed line provides optimal room coverage utilizing the “transitional attack”. Thanks to Douglas Zaniewski. via Transitional Attack – YouTube.
“… the idea, every engine company should be designed with a first due “Plan A” to attack whatever you have with all you have. Setting up a rig with a plan for extended operations or waiting for the cavalry to arrive before you act only puts you closer to engaging a different fire than the one … Continue reading