Training

Aug
20
2016

Bailout Recertification

Bailout Recert - 08-20-2016 - SCESTA 002
On Saturday August 20th Flagtown Fire and Station 37 Fire took recertification training at Somerset County Emergency Training Academy on our bailout systems. These bailout systems are carried by each firefighter and provide us with a last resort escape method from a structure in an emergency situation. We are required to recertify on the system
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Jul
26
2016

Tanker Drill – Station 48

Tanker Drill 07-26-2016 - Station 48 - Guzy 010
On Tuesday July 26th at 1900 members from Flagtown Fire joined members from Station 37 Fire and Station 48 for a tanker drill hosted by Station 48. The drill focused on dump site operations, water transfer, and the logistics of efficiently moving tankers in and out of the fill site. Thank you to the members
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Jul
19
2016

District Aeropres Walk-Through

Aeropres Drill - 07-19-2016 - Aeropress 001
On Tuesday July 19th at 1900 the Hillsborough Fire District participated in an instructional walk through of the Aeropres facility on Valley Road. The walk-through included a tour of the facility, an explanation of facility operations, and description of the fire suppression and firefighting equipment on site. Thank you to Station 37 Fire for setting
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Jul
15
2016

Sprinkler Systems for the Fire Service Class at Chubb Fire Lab

Sprinkler Class 07-15-2016 - Chubb Fire Lab 006
On Friday July 15th Flagtown Fire joined Lyons Fire 59 at the Chubb Fire Lab Training Facility for a Sprinkler Systems for the Fire Service class. Firefighters attending learned about the different mechanisms and configurations of both wet and dry pipe sprinkler systems. Different types of alarm and detection systems were discussed and a demo
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May
18
2016

Rookie Training – Stryker Lane

Rookie Training - 05-18-2016 - Stryker Lane 003
On Wednesday May 18th at 1700 members took Engine 36 out again to conduct rookie training.  Rookies were able to reinforce the previous day’s lesson for tying a hydrant this time with the engine laying in.  The day’s training also included deploying and operating the Blitzfire, operating the deck gun, and exterior hose operations with
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May
17
2016

Rookie Training – Stryker Lane

Rookie Training - 05-17-2016 - Stryker Lane 009
On Tuesday May 17th at 1700 members took Engine 36 out to conduct rookie training.  Rookies were taught the basics of establishing a water supply as well as deploying and repacking the bumper line, and exterior hose operations with a 1 ¾ hand line.  The exterior hose ops covered advancing the hose around obstacles, the
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May
5
2016

Knots Drill

Knots Drill - 05-05-2016 - Station 36 - Nancy 002
On Thursday Mary 5th during our regular work detail Flagtown Fire conducted a knots drill.  The drill covered common hitches and knots used in the fire service including the clove hitch, bowline, and the family of 8 knots.
Apr
24
2016

CAFS Training – Stryker Lane

Pump Training - 04-24-2016 - Stryker Lane 004
On Sunday April 24th at 1230 Deputy Chief Heider took some members out on Ladder 36 for pump and driver training.  Pump training focused on CAFS.  Later Brush 36 was also brought out for pump and driver training.
Apr
7
2016

Ladders Drill

Ladders Drill - 04-07-2016 - Hillsborough HS 024
On Thursday April 7th Flagtown Fire went to Hillsborough High School where Assistant Chief Lachowski and Captain Regiec conducted a ladders drill. The drill focused on raising and lowering ground ladders, proper ventilation techniques from a ladder, and use of the haul system in conjunction with a ladder to remove a fire fighter from an
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Mar
24
2016

Denver Drill

RIT Drill - 03-24-2016 - Station 36 021
During our weekly work detail on Thursday March 24th Flagtown Fire conducted a RIT drill.  The drill focused on the Denver scenario where a firefighter had to be removed through a window from a tight hallway.