Weekly Training Drills

  • 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

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 30

    Drill # 30: Sprinkler Systems - Part 1Readers will learn about the different types of sprinkler systems and why they may sometimes fail.The drill is designed to be a single page of information to conjure up discussions among your crew members. Sit down...

    Article • August 7th, 2011

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 29

    Drill # 29: Initial On-Scene ReportReaders will look at three key questions to develop an effective and conscise on-scene report for company officers.

    Article • July 31st, 2011

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 27

    Drill # 27: Cold Weather Operations - Part 1Several discussion points for firefighters who operate in cold weather .

    Article • January 14th, 2011

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 26

    Drill # 26: Hoseline Size-up SkillsThis drill examines six points for your hoseline size-up.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 they may...

    Article • January 8th, 2011

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 25

    This drill examines the three modes of operation to combat a structural fire. 

    Article • September 26th, 2010

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 24

    Drill # 24: Truck Company Operations - Part 2This drill details the acronym LOVERS U for the basics of truck company operations at structure fires. Whether your departments operates a "true" truck or not, these components are essential to every...

    Article • September 19th, 2010

  • Weekly Drill: No. 23 - Truck Co. Operations - Part 1

    This drill details the acronym LOVERS U for the basics of truck company operations at structure fires. Whether your departments operates a "true" truck or not, these components are essential to every fireground.

    Article • September 12th, 2010

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 22 - FIRE Formula

    This drill details the FIRE Formula acronym to help firefighters and officers determine the best method for attack at a structure fire. 

    Article • September 5th, 2010

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 21

    This drill details the variety of tools and equipment used by today's firefighters. Drill # 21: Firefighter Tools & Equipment The drill is designed to be a single page of information to conjure up discussions among your crew members. Sit down...

    Article • April 20th, 2010

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 20

    This drill reviews the variety of foams and explore safety considerations when conducting foam 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 exercises...

    Article • January 25th, 2009

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 19

    This drill review some of the key items that can help keep crews oriented inside of a smoke-filled structure during fireground operations.Drill # 19: Fireground Orientation Prepared by Russell Merrick

    Article • October 20th, 2008

  • Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 18

    This drill continues to explore the features of the 2008 Emergency Response Guide (ERG). 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 they may...

    Article • October 13th, 2008