The Firefighter I & II class currently being conducted at Station 50 took advantage of the good weather to conduct practical evolutions at an abandoned local residence. Companies 9, 10, 20, 30, 40, & 50 each have participants in the class that are learning the trade and preparing to "Do The Dead" throughout Isle of Wight County. ... (Full Story & Photos)
Stations 50 & 60 were alerted at approximately 4:28 am to an accident with unknown injuries in the area of 14227 Courthouse Hwy. Additional information provided by dispatch indicated there had been a head on collision involving a passenger vehicle and a tractor-trailer. To potentially further complicate matters, initial reports indicated that the tractor-trailer was transporting LP gas.
On 2/25/14 the Firefighter I class held hands-on practicals dealing with Firefighter drag techniques and Primary and Secondary searches. The class rotated through the practical stations and had a great night of training. The class will have more hands-on training coming up on this Saturday in which students will have practicals on Ground Ladders. Keep up all the good work students... ( ... (Full Story & Photos)
Tonights training drill was on two different scenerios taught by LT. Brian Singles and LT. Jason Koepke. The first scenerio was dealing with adaptors that would be used for adding two sections of 2 1/2" hose to two sections of 1 3/4" hose into one working hose line. The second scenerio was where crews in teams of four had to deploy a crosslay and flow water then work to together to replace a section ... (Full Story & Photos)