Class schedule updated for 2016
Its been a busy past few weeks for the PLV crew. Traveling as far West to St. Paul Minnesota, to as far South as Point Coupee Louisiana, as well as a few areas in Virginia and close to home in Pennsylvania, and Connecticut. Check out our Facebook page or click the link on our homepage to see photos and videos from our classes.
Until the last couple of years, the "art" of VES was taboo in some departments and held to only being performed by "seasoned veterans" in others. Does VES work? Absolutely, the little girl in this video is alive today because of it. What is VES? Vent - Enter - Search is a technique used to gain access to a structure and perform search o
Years come and go, people make New Year's Resolutions. We watch what we eat, go to the gym more, try to save money, etc.... This is all good stuff. Stuff that usually for most of us, DOES NOT LAST!!! So, let's make today's 10 minute drill one that is easy to keep and can save your life: "How do you plan on improving your firefighting in 2014?". It
So, you need a quick idea for a drill and across your computer screen appears this video from out Brothers in Farmingdale, NY. Instead of "Monday Morning Quarterbacking" which a lot of our folks like to do, keep this in mind: 1) Day time alarm with limited manpower. 2) No access to the basement from the interior. 3) Visible fire showing on the "3"
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P L Vulcan man vs machine training has paid off again. The proper tools and techniques enabled us to free a young man caught in antique handcuffs in about 30 seconds. Who needs keys http://www.orrville.com/DEPT/FIRE.HTM undefined