The Remembrance Rescue Project will be here at The "50" House from 11am to 8pm on September 1, 2014.
The Remembrance Rescue Project is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit created by firefighters to restore, preserve, and share Rescue 4 and Rescue 5 from 9/11 as educational tools, historical artifacts and memorials. The Project involving former FDNY Rescue 4 and Rescue 5 is an educational effort focused at society, ... (Full Story)
Tonight Smithfield held training on Roof Ventilation which included a PowerPoint presentation on roof operations with follow on hands-on cutting on our flat roof prop. The class instructors were Captain Koepke and Lt. Singles with a good turnout of SVFD members. We also had members in attendance from Chuckatuck Station #9 joining us for training. It was another awesome night of training here at THE ... (Full Story & Photos)
Tonight Smithfield held a training on Rope Rescue which included going over the 3:1 Z-Drag rigging system and lashing a patient into a stokes basket using the Intergrated Harness. The class was taught by Captain Koepke, Firefighter Greg Sellers and Lieutenant Brian Singles. Had a good turn out of members and was another successfull night of training here at The "50" House...... (Full Story & Photos)
Shortly after 1030 Station 50 was notified of a working residential structure fire on Stallings Creek Dr. Engine 50, 52, and 53 marked en route quickly along with Chief 501 (Stallings) and Chief 503 (Savage). Upon arrival 501 found a 2 story balloon frame residence with heavy smoke showing throughout and fire showing from the 1st and 2nd floor on the "D" side of the structure. On arrival Engine 52 ... (Full Story & Photos)
Lt. Ryan Gray conducted our weekly Monday night training on August 11 at Sta 50 and included the Carrollton VFD, skills practiced included handline advancement off the front bumper, conventional forcible entry and ground ladder carries and throws. Participating FF were split into 3 groups and rotated throughout the evening through the different skills. All Firefighters involved worked as a team ... (Full Story)