2007 Recruit Academy
2007 Reserve Academy
During the 2007 recruit academy, a digital camera is being used to document the training that is teaching our next generation of firefighters.
The training that was captured on film includes:
- Ladders/Search and Rescue
Ladders/Search and Rescue
The purpose of ladder training is to get all the firefighters familiar how to safely and quickly raise ladders to assist fighting fires and rescuing people. This includes knowing what ladder to use. Where to place the ladder, and how to safely get victims down the ladder.
The purpose of search and rescue training just like it sounds -- crawling through the building looking for people who need rescuing. There are specific ways that firefighters do searches to make sure all the rooms are searched, that the victims are found, and the firefighters remain safe during the search.
Search and Rescue training is one of the most important lessons these firefighters will learn during the academy. It is the search and rescue training and practice that will help to save peoples' lives.
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