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.

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Cool video from the 1960s

Check out this link on some scenarios from the 1960s.

https://www.facebook.com/james.leigh.984/videos/10205480041938714/

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Busy Few Weeks Before We Celebrate Americas Birthday

These past few weeks have been busy for the boys of PLV.  Starting the month off in Covington, then Travis, Texas, to Old Mystic, Ct.  A few days were spent down in Ocean City, MD for the FOOLS convention and Spotsylvania, VA.  Tonight our instructors did Ventilation and Forcible Entry Operations for the Long Hill, CT Volunteer FD.  b2ap3_thumbnail_image_20150701-030033_1.jpgb2ap3_thumbnail_image_20150701-030046_1.jpgb2ap3_thumbnail_image_20150701-030050_1.jpg

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2015 Lt. Peter Lund Memorial Scholarship

The recipients of the 2015 Lt. Peter B. Lund Memorial Scholarship presented to two high school seniors at Hewlett High School are Amy Park and Cole Kugler. Each is presented with a $500.00 scholarship this evening courtesy of PL Vulcan.  Congratulations and Good Luck!

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Leland FD

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Happy Memorial Day and Welcome Aboard!

PLV would like to thank all our soldiers and veterans for keeping us safe and wish a Happy Memorial Day.  PLV would also like to welcome aboard Lt. Tim Klett of FDNY's Engine company 88 who will be teaching our Engine Company Operations program.  Welcome Tim!

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Staunton, VA

Staunton, VA

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Montgomeryville FD, PA

Montgomeryville FD, PA

On May 9th the boys from PLV gave the brothers from the Montgomeryville FD our Man in Machine class.  Over 20 students were trained in the one day class.  A Special thank you for your hospitality to the men and women from Mongomeryville FD, and a legend, also our friend retired Brooklyn Dispatcher 120.  "Saddle Up"b2ap3_thumbnail_image_20150525-222326_1.jpgb2ap3_thumbnail_image_20150525-222356_1.jpgb2ap3_thumbnail_image_20150525-222410_1.jpg

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Pigeon Forge, TN

On May 2nd and 3rd PLV was invited back to do our Man in Machine class for the Pigeon Forge annual training seminar and trade show.  Pigeon Forge, home to Dollywood, held their annual seminar at the Leconte center where over 20 students were trained over the two day class.

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FDIC 2015

A big thank you goes out to the staff of FDIC and Penwell for having us back to Indianapolis for FDIC 2015!  255 students were trained in our 2 day HOT class, and many others in classroom presentations by Mark Gregory, James Sandas, and Pat Nichols.  PL Vulcan keeping our students dry from the elements 2 years in a row.

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Read our article in Urban Firefighter Magazine Issue #3 entitled Outside Vent - Tower Ladder Style by Mark Gregory on Page # 82

VPS Windows - By Jim Sandas which appeared in Urban Firefiighter Magazine

 

    
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