Feb
16
2015

Students Start Fire I

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On Monday February 16th, Firefighter DJ Rolle started Fire I at the Somerset County Emergency Services Training Academy (SCESTA).  Flagtown Fire wishes DJ and all the other students at SCESTA all the best. New Jersey Firefighter I is a 170 hour course spanning 5 months.  It is a combination of classroom and hands on training
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Feb
12
2015

RIT Drill

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During our weekly work detail on Thursday February 12th Flagtown Fire ran a RIT drill.  Members split into 2 teams and went through 2 scenarios.  Both started with searching for a downed firefighter in dark smoky conditions. In the first scenario, the team dealt with an air emergency and practiced connecting the RIT pack and
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Feb
5
2015

SCBA Refresher and Confidence Drill

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During our weekly work detail on Thursday February 5th Flagtown Fire ran an SCBA confidence and refresher drill.  Members reviewed the SCBA packs and our RIT pack.  Then members donned gloves and blacked out face pieces and were timed while they untangled and donned a pack.  The drill was a great refresher and confidence builder
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