"I carry a 50 foot bag of rope with me hanging off my SCBA every tour, Engine or Truck. The rope is the small cordage type and in a small bag. I attach with the clasp on the bag to the TIC strap on our SCBA (MSA). While I am a little taller than you…"
Suburban Fire Tactics is a forum to research, document and share the challenges and solutions encountered by firefighters and fire department administrators operating in urban interfaces.Suburban Fire Tactics is not a be-all, cure-all conclusion the the ailements, hazards and challenges that evolve daily in our industry. Just as the science, infrastructure, tools and mentalities change, so should the tactics used to complete our fundamental mission- to save life, mitigage hazards and preserve…See More
All things under the heading Forcible entry/ exit. Tools, methods (which are most effective in your area?) , locks, bars, gates, enclosures (What's new on the buildings?), Bolt patterns on commercial occupancy rear doors, Tips and tricks!
ff1,ff2,EMT-B,Instructor1 and 2, Officer 4, DPO, Aerial Operator, Confined Space, Vehicle rescue, Heavy Vehicle rescue, Rope Rescue 1, IMS, Haz-Mat OPS, May Day Frefighter Down, Advanced Engine and Truck Ops,NREMT-I, Currently pursuing bachelors degree.
Topics you provide training for:
Engine Company and Truck Company ops, Fire fighter safety and survival. Classroom presenter FDIC 2011,2012 and FIREHOUSE EXPO 2012
Areas of expertise:
RIT, Engine Company Ops.
15 years in the fire service. Began as a volunteer with Mechanicsville VFD at age 15. Hired by Stafford County Fire and Rescue as a career firefighter at age 20. Currently with the Henrico County Division of Fire assigned to station 6 on B-shift. Also a part time firefighter with New Kent County Fire Rescue. Married with a 2 year old son. I also enjoy baseball,football, MMA, and NASCAR.
Robert, we could use your input in our group we are listed on page 2. Tactical Building Blocks & Air Management
This group will focus on aggressive interior firefighting. We will address tactics that increase your chance of not getting jammed up and cover what actions to undertake if you do.We will cover some big issues as well as small tactical tips.
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