Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Unfortunately, the owners of the house being considered for live fire training next month have decided to reschedule the demolition.
On schedule is the building of the Saving Our Own prop (sign up on the calendar at http://www.firecotraining.com/department14SJICalendar )
and an IFSAC Instructor 1 class on Feb 21, 22, 28 & 3/1.
Sunday, December 28, 2008
Wednesday, December 24, 2008
Tuesday, December 23, 2008
The Region 2 conference is scheduled for Feb. 7 - 11 in Ocean Shores. If you are interested in attending the Tactics, ITAC, and FOOLS classes contact the TO. you may find further information at http://www.region2fire.org/
Thursday, December 18, 2008
The lumber package has been ordered for the "Saving Our Own" training prop to be built at Station 31. Incident Commander Owens has scheduled the construction for January 24 & 25. If you are handy with a nail gun, or are available to help out in any capacity, please log in at www.Firecotraining.com and sign up on the calendar.
The National Fire Academy registration period for second semester classes, (April - September 2009) is only open until December 31.
The eastern and western WA wildland training schedules are posted @ Sta. 31, and avaialble at:
The Mount Vernon Region 3 conference is scheduled for late January their offerings may be found at www.region3fire.org
Wednesday, December 10, 2008
FEMA has produced an understandable explanation of basic radio and communications concepts. Voice Radio Communications explains the difference between simplex and duplex systems, how repeaters work, antenna types, etc. This is radio 200, it's for you if you are not a communication geek. You can find the PDF at several locations on the web including: http://www.iaff.org/08News/PDF/RadioCommunications.pdf
Monday, December 8, 2008
Would you know what to do if your right front tire went off the pavement onto the shoulder? Check out a recent flyer from VFIS, our vehicle insurance carrier. http://www.vfis.com/pdf/RiskControlAlertvol03no1.pdf
Friday, December 5, 2008
Thursday, December 4, 2008
The National Fire Academy’s Fiscal Year 2009 second semester application period in open through December 31. The second semester includes classes running from April 1 through September 30, 2009. You will find the current course schedule at: http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/applications/nfacsd/
If you are interested in a class please contact the training officer.
Tuesday, December 2, 2008
Send in your ideas to enhance the Saving Our Own prop to be built at Station 31. As designed the prop will support evolutions for moving a firefighter out a narrow window, up or down stairs, out a second story window and down a ladder, hoisting someone up through a hole in a floor, ladder and pocket rope bails, and wall breaches. Any ideas for adding forcible entry?