06-15-2011, 02:20 PM #1
- Join Date
- Aug 2002
- Upstate NY
Minute to Win it Firefighter task training
Looking to make a drill around Minute to Win it. With firefighting task, the obvious one dress in under a min, air pack and breathing in under a min. looking for any suggestions, think it could be a fun drill for all and anyone else that might like the idea.
06-15-2011, 02:30 PM #2
- Join Date
- Apr 2004
- Bossier Parrish, Louisiana
making a hydrant
replacing a burst hose
Setting up O2
Cranking a fan
Cranking a generatorTrain to fight the fires you fight.
06-15-2011, 02:56 PM #3
While not fire related the silly tasks keep things light and entertaining and provide a break from the other tasks.. Especially true with group/crew drills where there is room for self-depreciation.
Low profile (if you have the prop)
Forced entry (again, with prop)
Find a certain number of addresses in the map or map book
Hit a hydrant
Roll a certain number lengths of hose
Get a line pulled/flaked in service.
Kaiser MachineSo you call this your free country
Tell me why it costs so much to live
06-15-2011, 10:13 PM #4
Ropes and knots
Pulleys (high angle/low angle)
Extrication (opening a hood/popping a door)
Throwing a ladder
Aerial ladder setup
Portable tank setup.
Turning off (#) activated PASS alarms/packs
Replacing (#) tools back to proper places on trucks.
Blinded search and rescue
06-16-2011, 12:36 PM #5
- Join Date
- Sep 2010
Just a few ideas,
Hose practice, give them targets to shoot at or buckets to fill. They have x minutes to fill the buckets or knock down all of the targets (Or knock down targets of one color without knocking over targets of another color) from X distance.
Throw them into a room, or open space blind folded in full PPE including SCBA or in the dark. hide an object in that area. The task is to search the area, locate the object and then follow a hoseline out of the area.
Place a number of items along the edge of the roof. Working in teams of two they must setup a ground ladder, climb it (With the second firefighter heeling it) and retrieve the first item, then bring it down, move over to the second item and do it again with thefirefighters switching places (First firghter to climb heels the second time) The team to retrieve the largest number of items in x minutes wins.
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