Emergency Pre-Plan Services

Firefighter Awareness and Self Confidence Training

Introduction:

Familiarization of one’s own mental and physical limitations is essential in performing the most basic tasks. Within a structure we may be faced with having to affect the rescue of a victim, one of our own, or you may even have to save yourself. When the time comes where your actions or inactions will mean the difference between life and death, we must know that we have the ability to push ourselves that extra 5′ or 10′ needed to make the difference!

Description:

This training is designed to address the fact that too many fire fighter deaths are occurring within 5′-10′ of an exit. This is a direct result of a fire fighters inability to stay oriented, calm, and take the appropriate actions. This class will put individuals through multiple evolutions that will allow familiarizations of ones limitations in order to avoid being a statistic. This class will provide the individual numerous techniques and “tricks of the trade” that will aid in performing the ultimate task of saving a life, including your own! The class will consist of extensive physical hands-on training with a short lecture portion.

Objectives:

At the conclusion of this training, participants will:

  • Have an increased awareness of personal physicl & mental limitations
  • Be familiar with various SCBA manoeuvres in order to survive
  • Become more comfortable in advancing handlines through difficult situations
  • Have increased confidence with personal gear & equipment
  • Have gained confidence in ones physical & mental abilities
  • Enhance their understanding of the importance of teamwork and communication

Search Training

Personnel:

This is for all who are willing to be challenged! Fire Departments should be cognizant of the limited class size of twelve (12) participants in each session in order to provide the hands-on necessary to accomplish the objectives above. If you’d like to schedule a class for your department or host a class for your members and those of surrounding departments contact us at

Introduction:

Performing a primary search is one of the most dangerous tasks we will face on the fireground. We are putting ourselves at great risk if we are not performing a search in the most efficient and effective manner, considering the fact that a search team usually operates without the protection of a hoseline. We must know that we have the ability and the knowledge to perform the ultimate accomplishment of affecting a rescue under the most stressful and strenuous conditions!

Description:

This training is designed to provide participants with methods and techniques to aggressively perform a search of an occupancy concentrating on high probability areas. This class will provide participants with “tricks of the trade” that will aid in the execution of a successful search. By employing what’s learned, this class will ultimately make our search operations safer by limiting our time in a hostile environment while increasing our chances to affect a rescue! The class will consist of all hands-on training that will provide participants with excellent information and drill ideas to take back to the firehouse.

Objectives:

At the conclusion of this training, participants will:

  • Demonstrate various techniques to execute an efficient and effective search of a residential occupancy
  • Know when, why and how to effectively perform VES (Vent, Enter, Search)
  • Have learned various techniques to perform proper window entry, victim drags and carries
  • Become familiar with techniques to increase situational and occupancy awareness
  • Demonstrate methods to safely search large occupancies such as commercial structures
  • Have learned ways to stay oriented within a structure under high risk, stressful conditions and situations
  • Enhance participants own understanding of the importance of teamwork and communication

Personnel:

This class is limited to twenty four (24) participants in each session in order to provide the hands-on necessary to accomplish the objectives above. If you’d like to schedule a class for your department or host a class for your members and those of surrounding departments call us at

Ladder Class

Introduction:

The use of portable ground ladders is an integral part of basic firefighting. Personnel are required to use these ladders to perform rescue, to establish a second means of egress and as a means of advancing hose lines for fire attack. When the time comes to utilize this essential piece of equipment it must be done in the safest, most efficient and most effective manner possible.

Description:

This class is designed to introduce a more practical, street smart, realistic way of performing portable ground ladder operations on the fire ground, ultimately making our operations safer. The class will consist of a classroom presentation and extensive hands-on training.

Objectives:

At the conclusion of this training, participants will:

  • Be familiar with different ladder applications
  • Employ various methods to assist in the ladder size-up and selection process
  • Demonstrate various ladder carries and packages
  • Be familiar with proper ladder placement
  • Become aware of different ladder configurations and packages
  • Practice alternative heeling and locking techniques
  • Be more comfortable with working off a ground ladder with different tools to affect proper ventilation

Personnel:

Fire Departments should be cognizant of the limited class size of ten (10) participants in each session, in order to provide sufficient hands-on training. If you’d like to schedule a class for your department or h0st a class for your members and those of surrounding departments call us

Engine Company Operations

Introduction:

Successfully getting water on the fire is what saves lives and property more than any other fireground operation. We face many hurdles that will complicate our ability to get water to the fire. Your members must have a variety of practiced skills and ideas to get water on the fire, especially when faced with long distances, obstacles, intricate building configurations, etc.

Description:

This course consists of a morning lecture which identifies fireground engine company operations, including riding positions and assignments, water supply, stretching and operating the first line, the backup line, and when to use the 2-1/2 inch line. Hands on skill stations are conducted daily, under increasingly realistic conditions, to build solid engine company skills and confidence. The last day of training is scenario-based where students perform as members of an engine company.

Objectives:

  • Engine Company Riding Assignments
  • Setting Up an Efficient & Effective Engine Company
  • Capabilities of Hoselines & Nozzles
  • Extending Handlines Over Long Distances
  • Fire-to-Hydrant and Hydrant-to-Fire Hose Lays
  • Standpipe/High-Rise Operations
  • Engine Company Teamwork
  • Engine Company Strategy & Tactics
  • And more…

Personnel:

Fire Departments should be cognizant of the limited class size of twenty (20) participants in each session, in order to provide sufficient hands-on training. If you’d like to schedule a class for your department or h0st a class for your members and those of surrounding departments call us