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  • Adrian, MI
  • United States
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Does anyone know of some good vent training.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Bricault (ret) Jul 20, 2010.

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A place to discuss the in and outs of ventilation, share ideas on training, training props, and safety concerns.
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Jun 26, 2011
Michael Bricault (ret) replied to JJ Blaker's discussion Does anyone know of some good vent training.
"-It depends on what you're looking for. Are you trying to put together a powerpoint presentation, lecture, or are you interested in building props to cut on? -If you are more interested in props I will tell you that our academy built two…"
Jul 20, 2010
Ian Bruzenak replied to JJ Blaker's discussion Does anyone know of some good vent training.
"JJ , We have built some props (don't have plans though). There are some pics and a video that i have posted. Take a look. Ian"
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Andrew DeLair replied to JJ Blaker's discussion Does anyone know of some good vent training.
"Mr Blaker, This reply may be too late for your post and any vent training you may have done. But I just wanted to tell you about a tool that you might find interesting for vent training. You can see it at Some techniques…"
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Oct 21, 2009
Jeff Cotner replied to JJ Blaker's discussion I'm trying to get some info on some advantages of foam. in the group Class "A" Foam
"I agree with what alan said. There is lots of info out there, just goggle Class "A" Foam or CAFS. If you have questions on one or two things you don't understand, i would be glad to try and help."
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"Lt. McCormack I love the speech. Everyone needs to see this video. its just to bad you can't find it anywhere on the web. My name is JJ and I love to go to fires!!"
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"Hey Jeff Hope you guys had fun at the old mainstream. I wish I could have Been there."
May 8, 2009
Nando Canez replied to JJ Blaker's discussion Does anyone know of some good vent training.
"You should contact Chandler Fire Dept and speak to Capt Tom Shaw...several years ago i attended AZ State Fire School and took the Ladder Company Functions Class. The ladder guys from Chandler Fire Dept and Mesa Fire Dept really were on top of their…"
May 7, 2009

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Lives in:
Adrian, MI
Adrian Twp. Fire Dept.
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Volunteer fire department
Top issues in your department:
Budget cuts and the loss of Traditions, less structural fires in my area.
Professional Qualifications:
FF1&2, Haz-mat awareness & ops., EMT
I'm a 25 y/o male. I'm on a semi rural area in Adrian, MI . My department is paid on call, we run an Engine and a Pumper/Tanker and a mini Pumper/Rescue out of our dept. as well as two Ambulance. I'm married with one boy, who like all Little boys and us big boys love our fire trucks. I'm trying to become more active in deferant area's of the fire service.

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At 3:10pm on May 6, 2009, Jeff Betz said…
Hey man, I'm not sure what sites you had and which ones you didn't. So, I am going to try to put a complete list together and send it to you. Sorry I didn't respond sooner, just kind of saw it and forgot. Keep in touch
At 10:35am on May 1, 2009, Eric Hankins said…

Thanks for the post. You can check out the FOOLS website at for info on how to start a chapter.

You can also get in touch with the International Membership Trustee Ben Shepard at

Thanks and Good Luck Brother,

At 1:19pm on April 25, 2009, Jeff Betz said…
Hey JJ, how ya doing? Glad to see you on here. Take some time and look over the content, lots of good stuff, no matter what you might be interested in. Keep in touch.

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