Private Dwelling Fires or Instructor Facilitation

by mobrian on October 14, 2009

RAFT, Firefighter Training

RAFT to Host Multiple Training Courses

The Regional Alliance for Fire Fighter Training is hosting two separate programs for firefighters, instructors, and company officer.


Featuring Vincent Dunn (FDNY, ret.)

This full day training program examines, in detail, offensive and defensive firefighting strategy and tactics for the seven different occupancies listed below.  Size-up, hose line positioning, aerial & ground ladder placement, interior & exterior fire spread problems, ventilation principles, search and rescue techniques, collapse-explosion-flashover dangers; and most important – safety and survival on the fireground will be studied.

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Drivers Training Update and New Train the Trainer

by mobrian on January 17, 2009

Required Updates for Current Drivers Training Instructors and Open Classes for New Trainers

Its about time, the Michigan Fire Fighter Training council has updated the Driver’s Training program and has a required update for all current instructors (Drivers training instructors).  There are multiple update classes being held across the state.  In addition if you are an approved instructor through the MFFTC you can apply to become a new driver’s training instructor and attend one of the upcoming courses.

If you were unaware, this program is the approved means for fire fighters to meet the exception found in PA 300 for operating a vehicle over 26,001 lbs without a CDL (the fire fighter exception).

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