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In addition to being certified firefighters and EMTs, many of our members hold certifications as aerial and pumper operators, fire inspectors, emergency service instructors, fire officers, ice rescue technicians, and vehicle extrication technicians. In an effort to continue to provide the highest quality emergency services possible, our personnel are provided with the opportunity for further education. This is most commonly done by conducting regular in-house training sessions. The MBFD conducts four regularly scheduled trainings for fire and EMS at our firehouse each month. In addition to in-house training, our members regularly attend regional and national presentations and trainings to ensure our department remains on the leading edge of technology and tactics. In 2014 our members logged over 3,000 hours of continuing education and training in the following topics: firefighting tactics, fire attack, victim search and rescue, firefighter rescue (Rapid Intervention Team or RIT), ice rescue, technical high/low angle rescue, emergency medical services, vehicle extrication, water rescue, laddering buildings, active shooter situations, motor pump and aerial operations, rope rescue, hazardous materials, medical helicopter landing zone operations, communications, incident pre-planning, firefighter accountability, and many more.
In an effort to promote knowledge and education within the fire service, the MBFD extends an invitation to all Firefighters/EMTs to attend our in-house fire and EMS training. These trainings are held on the 1st-4th Monday evenings of each month beginning at 6:00pm. Please RSVP to Chief Kristopher Loy, email@example.com if you would like to attend.
Here is our training schedule for 2019.
Jan 7th: Acquired structure training stretching lines & Search and rescue
Jan 14th: Acquired structure training ladders
Jan 21st: EMS OB Emergencies
Jan 28th: Ice Rescue training (Classroom portion) & Equipment review
Feb 4th: Acquired structure Response scenario’s (E-1 E-2 C-1)
Feb 11th: Chimney fires & Reading smoke
Feb 18th: EMS Anatomy & Physiology
Feb 25th: Assoc Meeting: Fire Department equipment familiarization and location on the vehicles
March 3rd: Ice Rescue Practical
March 4th: Radio’s and 911 tours / Basic Driver operator
March 11th: Hazmat refresher
March 18th: EMS Airway for BLS
March 25th: Assoc Meeting: Tablets and gas meter familiarization.
April 1st: Traffic Incident management for responders
April 8th: Extrication power point and extrication equipment familiarization
April 15th: EMS Patient removal and C-spine devices and techniques.
April 22nd: Assoc Meeting: Extrication scenarios and patient removal
May 6th: ICS First In reports
May 13th: Water # 3
May 20th: EMS Advanced skills recert
May 27th: Memorial Day no training.
June 3rd: MATC Live fire training
June 10th: Forcible entry at MBFD
June 17th: EMS Communication
June 24th: Assoc meeting: Ropes & knots, salvage and overhaul & hand tools
18 Oxford Place Madison WI 53704 Non-Emergency Phone: 608.244.3390 Emergency Phone: 911
Maple Bluff Fire Rescue Department