Milwaukee Fire Department Junior Fire Institute Training Camp

 

Milwaukee Fire Department Junior Fire Institute Training Camp

 

Milwaukee Fire Department Junior Fire Institute Training Camp
Saturday July 26, 2014. 6680 N. Teutonia Ave (Training Academy)
Registration opens at 0700
0800 until 1530


Each class will consist of a 45 minute classroom portion. Students will then proceed to the fire ground for a 90 minute hands on portion. Students may only sign up for one class as it will take the entire morning. Reminder, that you will be required to show proficiency on your SCBA. Each registrant is responsible for arriving on time and with NFPA 1971 Compliant gear. You must also bring your own SCBA. If you department cannot provide an SCBA please advise Lt. Gauthier immediately so that we may try to make one available for you. Each registrant must have a representative from his/her Explorer Post (Advisor) or Junior Firefighter group on hand. Gear inspection and a quick SCBA test will be performed prior to the class beginning. Students unable to demonstrate proficiency with their SCBA will be placed in another class. Placement is at the discretion of Lt. Jeff Gauthier and Lt. Schuyler Belott.
Your instructors are comprised of Milwaukee Fire fighters, Heavy Equipment Operators, Lieutenants, Captains and Chiefs! We have an unprecedented cadre of talent to assist you and make your training camp day a memorable event. Your registration fee will insure your place in the class, as well as lunch and a t-shirt.
Engine Ops- Layouts to the third floor with live fire training! Students will learn the basics of hose line placement and advancement. How to select the proper hose line and why it is so importance. Students will work together as a team to advance a hose line to the 2nd or 3rd floor of the training tower on a live fire. Instructors will assist students throughout the process.
Truck Ops- Students will learn the basics of ladder drills and techniques used to raise various size ladders. Students will also be given the opportunity to climb the ground ladder and transition to a roof ladder, on the splashboard. A belay system will be set in place in order to keep all students safe.
Search and Rescue- Students will learn the basics of how to search for a downed victim. Students will practice searching for a victim in the tower with live smoke and some heat, and removing the victim to safety. Students will have the opportunity to practice in a limited visibility environment under the supervision of trained instructors.
Rapid Intervention Team (RIT)- Students will be given the opportunity to practice techniques to rescue a downed firefighter in smoke and heat conditions. Students will coordinate efforts and use radio communications and some advanced skills to help a trapped firefighter all while under the supervision of trained instructors.
After class is over Lunch will be served and we will have an entire afternoon of competitions ready for you to demonstrate your new skills!
Any questions please contact: Lt. Jeff Gauthier

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