"Two of my Three departments dont have a Safety Officer and one gets assigned on scene if one is needed per the IC. On my third department we have a Safety Officer and that is job at every scene he is at. Because we are a vol fire dept he isnt always…"
Becoming an officer is a daunting task. Becoming a good officer on the fireground is even harder. This group will concentrate on Fireground operations and the decisions that fire officers of all ranks make. I will post scenarios and ask question.See More
"In my department we had one of each. We got rid of the frameless because of many reasons. One reason was when we were using it we found that the while it was getting closer to empty the tank started to roll under the truck while using a front…"
"In our area we use jet siphons. We find this easy and fast to deploy even though we have never tired the linking of the tanks. When at larger fires were we are moving a lot of water and dont want to tie up a discharge by using a siphon we have…"
"I agree with the keypad. I am on 3 departments and two of them have keypads and the other one everyone has keys. I have never had to use the key in an emergency situation because at that department I am a part time employee so I am always there when…"
This group is for the Volunteer's who may be on this site to exchange ideas and discuss issues that we face in our departments. Training, staffing, safety, sop's/sog's, stories, pics, whatever. Any and all welcomeSee More
"On my departments we have them on our 1 3/4" nozzles and I really dont like using them. I would prefer to have them on a 2 1/2" because I have found everytime we use a 2 1/2" we only have enough people to have 2 people on the…"
"Joe, glad to see you joined the community. As far as groups go, I think Start Water with Lt. McCormack is one of the best. This is one of the best ways to see what other ideas, and practices are employed around the country. ENJOY!"
May 17, 2009
Joe Weinert is now a member of Fire Engineering Training Community
Firefighter 1 and 2, Driver Operator Engine, Fire Inspector 1, EMT-B, Haz Mat Tech, Assosciates Degree in Fire Protection
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I am a Volunteer Firefighter on two departments and I am also a Part Timer on another dept. I am a 3rd generation volunteer firefighter with the St. Lawrence Fire Dept. I work for the Richfield Vol Fire Company and I am also on the Allenton Vol Fire Dept.
Joe, glad to see you joined the community. As far as groups go, I think Start Water with Lt. McCormack is one of the best. This is one of the best ways to see what other ideas, and practices are employed around the country. ENJOY!
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