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Saws, Saw Blades, and Saw Set-ups on Truck Companies

I am looking for some thoughts on saws, saw blades, and saw set-ups on truck companies.  We are a suburb of Dallas that runs one truck comp…

Started by Scott Thompson

4 Mar 26, 2013
Reply by Scott Thompson

Free vent class right here!

Following a few emails from FDIC and some recent messages I figured I would just post this. Brush FDIC2011 Ventilation Principles and Pract…

Started by Brian Brush

2 May 4, 2011
Reply by Rob Kandle

Misapplication of the trench cut

  The classic trench cut shown to the left has not changed by definition, only by misapplication. The trench cut was developed during the 1…

Started by Brian Brush

1 May 2, 2011
Reply by Seth Dramm

Rio Hondo Regional Truck Academy

The Rio Hondo Regional Truck Academy is an intensive 11 day (88 hour) training course designed for the Professional Firefighter. No matter…

Started by RHTA

0 Aug 9, 2010

Topics in Forcible Entry for Truck Companies

Forcible Entry is of one of the key areas in which truck companies must achieve proficiency. What strategies and tactics do you use to forc…

Started by Christopher A. Barry, Sr.

57 May 19, 2010
Reply by don johnson

Looking for Training Materials

I am looking for Powerpoint presentations on Aerial Ladder operations. Preferably Mid Mount Tactics. If you have any type and would care to…

Started by Mark Greatorex

3 Apr 25, 2010
Reply by Michael Bricault (ret)


Rio Hondo Regional Truck Academy Class 4, June 7-12 & 14-18, 2010 Applications are currently being accepted www.riohondotruckacademy

Started by RHTA

0 Apr 18, 2010

Painting the tips of ground ladders

We at the Wake Forest FD are planning on painting the tips of our ladders according to NFPA. We are looking to paint the tips with a red re…

Started by Erick Mohn

8 Mar 20, 2010
Reply by Wayne Benner Jr

Click Method

Hello all...I'm trying to find an article in FE about the "Click Method" for ground ladder raises, and I can't locate it using the search o…

Started by Tim Linke

2 Feb 13, 2010
Reply by Tim Linke

Mid-mount vs. rear-mount

Looking for pros and cons of each. Currently have mid-mount, but looking at rear-mount (FEMA grant possibly coming for $750,000). Many of u…

Started by Will Anderson

0 Jan 14, 2010
Reply by Matt Ditlevson


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