Weekly Training Drills

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 44

    Drill # 44: Incident Command System - Part 1Readers will learn how the Incident Command System (ICS) can be used more efficiently. The drill is designed to be a single page of information to conjure up discussions among...

    Article • November 13th, 2011

  • Weekly Drill: No. 43 - Wet Barrel Fire Hydrants

    Learn how wet barrel fire hydrants, which are used exclusively in milder climates, function compared to dry hydrants.

    Article • November 6th, 2011

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 42

    Drill # 42: Heat SourcesReaders will learn about the four basic sources of heat and how to determine which one caused the fire. The drill is designed to be a single page of information to conjure up discussions among your crew...

    Article • October 30th, 2011

  • Weekly Drill: No. 41 - Rescue Size-Up

    Readers will learn about the three critical factors that size-up must embrace when preparing for search and rescue operations.

    Article • October 23rd, 2011

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 40

    Drill # 40: The Blitz AttackAs tank capacities on fire engines increase, the blitz attack is becoming more popular. Readers will learn when to use a blitz attack and the pros and cons of the concept. The drill is designed to be a single...

    Article • October 16th, 2011

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 39

    Drill # 39: Deck Gun OperationsReaders will learn when and why deck gun operations are needed. The drill is designed to be a single page of information to conjure up discussions among your crew members. Sit down and talk about the...

    Article • October 9th, 2011

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 38

    Drill # 38: Life Safety RulesReaders will learn about the five basic rules that should be followed to keep the fireground operations focused on life safety. The drill is designed to be a single page of information to conjure up...

    Article • October 2nd, 2011

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 37

    Drill # 37: Personal Protective Equipment - Part 3Readers will learn about the proper personal protective equipment (PPE) for emergency medical services (EMS) incidents. The drill is designed to be a single page of information to conjure up...

    Article • September 25th, 2011

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 36

    Drill # 36: Personal Protective Equipment - Part 2Readers will learn about the proper personal protective equipment (PPE) for aircraft-rescue firefighting operations, also known as proximity gear, and wildland firefighting operations, more commonly...

    Article • September 18th, 2011

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 35

    Russell Merrick reviews the proper use of personal protective equipment in this one page downloadable drill.

    Article • September 11th, 2011

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 34

    Drill # 34: Dry Barrel Fire Hydrant Readers will learn about an often overlooked piece of equipment: the fire hydrant. This article concentrates on the Dry Barrel Fire Hydrant. The drill is designed to be a single page of information to conjure up...

    Article • September 4th, 2011

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 33

    Drill # 33: Drafting Readers will learn the basics of setting up and using drafting sites. The drill is designed to be a single page of information to conjure up discussions among your crew members. Sit down and talk about the exercises, and how...

    Article • August 28th, 2011

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 32

    Drill # 32: Facts About Water Readers will learn about the role that atmospheric pressure plays on pumping operations. The drill is designed to be a single page of information to conjure up discussions among your crew members. Sit down and talk...

    Article • August 21st, 2011

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 32

    Drill # 32: Facts About Water Readers will learn about the role of atmospheric pressure in pumping operations. The drill is designed to be a single page of information to conjure up discussions among your crew members. Sit down and talk about the...

    Article • August 21st, 2011

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 31

    Drill # 31: Sprinkler Systems - Part 2Readers will learn about the different types of sprinkler heads and how to distinguish their temperature ratings.The drill is designed to be a single page of information to conjure up discussions among your crew...

    Article • August 14th, 2011