Friday, 26 April 2019 21:55

2019 Wildland Refresher

Videos 

Beaver Fire Deployment  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7EwGSZQo0I&list=PLTjug05B4KNt-OVXS8Ce93vqSufg-sOmY&index=2

Point Fire Review https://www.nwcg.gov/publications/training-courses/rt-130/operations/op814

Review the 18 watchout situations 

LCES Discussion

2018 Season Review https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBimlyso4wM

 

Expected Conditions 2019

Fire Weather and Current Fire Forecast 2019 

https://gacc.nifc.gov/rmcc/dispatch_centers/r2ftc/FTCWeather.htm

Colorado Drought  monitor https://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/CurrentMap/StateDroughtMonitor.aspx?CO

Windy https://www.windy.com/40.550/-105.070?rain,40.512,-105.672,8

National Predictive Services 

https://www.nifc.gov/nicc/predictive/outlooks/outlooks.htm

Where to find the weather report 

https://www.weather.gov/bou/fwf_combiner?zone=COZ215

Activities 

Cardiac Arrest 

Jesse's house has a large brush pile burning on dry ground.  It is July wind direction is south winds 5-8 mph picking up with gusts to 30 at 10:30 am but expecting to switch as thunderstorms build towards the east 1:00 pm.  Create a 2 squads with wet lines and put out the brush pile as well as any spots.  

1. immediate assessment - 360, LCES in place, 900 and Larimer couty size up. rate of spread  gear/tools CAN report Watchout 

2.  After arrival  

3. Assess and prep structure for possible fire. 

Lunch 

Lay out 6  hoses with y gates, nozzles  3 per team.  First team to spray water wins! 

Fill 2 porta tanks with water.  Get floating pump and 100 ft of hose to spray water. First one wins.  

 

Visibility  during an increase in fire activity 313 incident 

 

 

Optional 

Health and Safety  Smoke Dangers https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=8&v=hD8OD2l09ds

Wednesday, 02 May 2018 17:24

2018 Wildland Refresher

April 2018  RCVFD Station 1 CO

 

RCVFD hosted an all-day wildland fire refresher. The photos show us deploying practice shelters, learning new CPR protocols, getting our safety reminder from the chief and Claudia giving us an afternoon 5 min yoga break.   Please enjoy the photos! 

 

 

 

 

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