Nozzle Forward

May 1-2, 2017. CLASS IS CURRENTLY FULL. We have created a wait-list and may add an additional Nozzle Forward class.The one thing that every fire department in the country has is fire hose. The one event that happens on every single fire is a hose-line gets pulled and water gets flowed. The Nozzle Forward is a class for engine company crews. It is not a collection of technique; it is an adaptable system of hose line management and fire attack. It is focused around fighting fire, interior offensive firefighting, aggressive firefighting, for which we will never apologize. Aggressive firefighting is not the problem, it is the solution.

The class answers the “whys,” not just the “what’s,” and quickly creates a system that can be adapted to fit any engine company from the urban to the rural.
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Managing Fire in 2 1/2 Story Wood Frame Dwellings

May 20, 2017 at the Edgartown Fire Department

Presented by: Chief Kenneth Galligan, retired, Brockton Fire Department. Utilizing his 40+ years of experience responding to and operating at structural fires.

This program will stress the importance of proper hose line selection, water supply, anticipating the path of fire spread, tactics and strategy for a 2 1/2 story wood from dwelling. This program will be 3 hours in length and will be followed by a 1 hour discussion on water supply.
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Solar PV Safety for Fire Fighters

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
This seminar will cover the following topics:
• PV System Fundamentals, how it works and safety components
• Overview of hazards
• Operational pre-planning
• Tactics and Strategy
• Hands on training with roof simulation prop
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