Firefighter Ground Ladder Training | One Man Deployment

This structure fire training teaches firefighters how to safely deploy ground ladders by themsleves. Proper firefighter ladder deployment results in quicker fire suppression and victim rescue. Below is the transcription of this firefighter training video: VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: This allows me to position in the spot where I can see and if I’m a little bit heavier on my back foot …

Going Vertical Using a Rope Bag | Multi-Dwelling Fire Structure Training

In this firefighter training video, Lead-Stretch-Advance instructors Leo Meli and Tyler Capron teach firefighters how to get vertical using a rope bag at a multi-dwelling structure fire. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: When I call an investigation mode, I want to go light, right? Cause we don’t necessarily know what we got. We might be in a far distance investigation mode. Cause we …

Stabilizing Uneven Ground Ladders

In this fireground training video Magic City Truck Academy, LLC instructor Clay Magee teaches firefighters solutions to stabilize ground ladders when dealing with uneven roofs and terrain. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: Ladder on gable side, right? Gonna have issues. Anybody know the way to take this issue away? Now it’s stable, right. On this pitch. What am I worried about? Sliding off. …

Parapet Wall Transitions | Firefighter Ladder Training

In this firefighter training video, Magic City Truck Academy, LLC instructor William Knight teaches firefighters how to climb off the fire truck aerial ladder and on to a firefighter ground ladder while navigating over a parapet wall. Proper firefighter ladder training results in quicker and safer fire suppression. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: Going over parapets presents some very unique challenges. If it’s …

Carrying Tools on an Aerial Truck Ladder

Magic City Truck Academy, LLC instructor William Knight teaches firefighters how to climb aerial fire truck ladders while carrying tools, resulting in safer fire truck ladder operations. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: Ladders, straddle the rails really easy. Hooks straddle the rails, really easy, long stuff sits right on top of the rails. And you can either hold the rails and the tool, …