Attached is the class list available for state funding for 2017-2018. All classes are on a first come, first serve basis. Priority will be given to agencies that have not hosted a class of ours in the past. Host agencies must be able to meet the requirements for each class, mainly for minimum student participation. […]
As I look at some of the residential buildings in my fire district, I realize the difficulties associated with access for firefighting activities. With homes that have been built on elevations, hill sides, tall retaining walls, and in alleyways; access for apparatus, hoselines and ladders are sometimes difficult. Other problems encountered could include access to […]
By popular demand we have made the build plans and photos from the updated bailout prop (originally create by Dale J. Pekel) available for you to download and share. EHT 10 Foot Prop Build
By Kyle Sanders Time to talk about the topic no one ever wants to talk about or train on. It always gets pushed off to the side or gets the classic “I’m smarter than that and won’t get in that situation.” This is something that no one expects to happen but can happen to the […]
With all of the debate about exterior versus interior, I wanted to share a video that I use in many of the tactical classes that I teach and offer a few observations. First, this is a video that is used for learning, not to critique the methods or tactics that were or were not deployed […]
Here is a look at an explanation of the webbing video we showed last week to escape from a basement. Of course, size of windows will dictate the level of difficulty, but the technique will work on smaller windows if practiced with.
Due to overwhelming response to the post with the photos of the wearing your seat belt, instructor Steve Heidbreder, a Captain with the Metro West Fire Protection District, and Instructor here at Engine House Training LLC has created a video showing techniques for buckling up and donning your SCBA and how to wear your radio […]