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8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

A large percentage of agencies in the United States have deficiencies in operating dedicated truck companies and have challenges accounting for all truck functions. Does that mean truck work doesn’t happen? ...read more...

Instructor
Jim Silvernail
Chief
Kirkwood (MO) Fire Department
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Using more than 200 acquired structures, from single-family dwellings to large, multistory high-rises, this workshop presents an insight into truck company tactics that have been proven and implemented on the fireground. Topics span from forcible entry ...read more...

Instructor
Jason Joannides
Captain
Columbia (SC) Fire Department
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

Ventilation enhances tenability and facilitates firefighting operations; however, it also has the potential to negatively impact the fireground if you do not take the necessary precautions. The potential for adverse effects has been exacerbated by the ...read more...

Instructor
Nicholas Papa
Fire Lieutenant
New Britain (CT) Fire Department
United States
Handout(s)

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

Laddering a fire building seems to have been relegated to an afterthought or a chore to be accomplished only when needed or as delegated by the standard operating procedure. The reason for this may be a ...read more...

Instructor
Shawn Donovan
Lieutenant
Boston (MA) Fire Department
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Near misses that have involved rope rescue/rappelling training are the focus. Safety is always paramount when it comes to training, and instructors should have full control over training to ensure health and safety. Even the best ...read more...
Instructor
Christopher Feder
Director of Rescue Services
Med-Tex Services, Inc
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
This class focuses on decision making based on the needs on the scene for departments that are short-staffed and do not have a truck company responding. A majority of U.S. fire departments are engine company based. ...read more...
Instructor
Arthur Ashley
Captain
Lexington (KY) Fire Dept
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

This class presents a review of tower ladder operations relative to positioning; setup; operating from the pedestal and bucket; and many proven tactical street smarts in master stream operations, roof ventilation from the bucket, and bucket ...read more...

Instructor
Michael Ciampo
Lieutenant
Fire Department of New York
United States

3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

This class identifies, discusses, and addresses how to search for life, fire, and firefighters in complex occupancies. Students will learn the strategy, tactics, and tasks necessary to offensively search complex occupancies: multistory, ...read more...

Instructor
Jeff Seaton
Assistant Fire Chief of Operations and Training
University of California-Davis Fire Department/West Valley Regional Fire Training Consortium
United States

8:30 AM-10:15 AM
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

This class covers fireground operational considerations when a quint ladder or a nontraditional ladder truck (i.e., aerial apparatus with stored CAFS) is the only truck on the alarm and the components of a successful quint training ...read more...

Instructor
Rob Fisher
Battalion Chief
Snohomish County Fire District #7
United States

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