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A group for firefighters and officers to engage in basic, fundamental firefighting skills and discussion with the owners and instructors from Engine House Training, LLC.
Location: St. Louis, MO
Latest Activity: Mar 4
Started by Jason Hoevelmann Oct 24, 2014.
We had an incredible response to the post on wearing your seat belt and donning your SCBA that Instructor and Captain, Steve Heidbreder has shared a video showing not only wearing your seat belt, but…Continue
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FDIC 2015 Firefighter Bailout Class by Engine House Training, LLC. Share and get registered!
This week's company drill:
If there is tolerance for mediocrity with small, seemingly insignificant things, it is harder to demand excellence in the more important tasks.
There has to be a level of expectations that require excellence in all tasks, no matter how small or large.
Expect excellence and receive excellent outcomes. Tolerate mediocrity and receive mediocre results.
Which would you prefer?
Drill of the week, Kinked Line
Here is a quick drill for figuring out hose stretches for larger complexes or properties with long set backs. The key is to get out and figure this out long before the call comes in. Share and add your own information to it.
Company Drill for EHT Hose Stretch
Here is a look at an explanation of the webbing video we showed last week to escape from a basement. Of course, size of windows will dictate the level of difficulty, but the technique will work on smaller windows if practiced with.
This video is one we did a couple of years ago when we had an opportunity to get inside a home that was scheduled for demolition. The house was a balloon frame constructed house and we were able to get some great pictures of the interior structural components.
Use it for you training or as an addition for your building construction classes and thanks for viewing.
Balloon Frame Construction Video
Here is a quick video on setting up and storing your webbing. If you have other methods please share them!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEtZcHy6Oxc
Here is a post with an attached company drill on perimeter search.
Perimeter Search from Engine House Training, LLC
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