Training and Special departmental functions

JTFD1 Car Fire Training

By |August 27th, 2016|Drills|

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Flashover Training

By |August 13th, 2015|Drills|

Jtfd1 Hard at work in a 1200 degree room to ensure we keep you safe. A team of people enter a room on fire and watch the characteristics of how a flashover occurs, it not for the faint of heart.  As you can see in the photo below the fire was hot enough to melt [...]

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Vehicle Stabilization Drill

By |September 28th, 2010|Drills|

Here you see where JTFD1 stays current with vehicle safety. We practice on how to support the vehicle and use airbags and cribbing to lift up vehicle. "Cribbing" is essential during rescue operations.  In fact, cribbing is one of the most frequently used tools during vehicle rescue operations.  Gravity is inescapable; thus cribbing is used to redistribute [...]

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Turbo Draft Drill at Substation

By |May 25th, 2010|Drills|

Below are some photos from one of our recent drills on drafting. The members go out on a regular basis to train each other either one on one or the entire group to stay up to date in the event of a real emergency. (Photos taken by Michelle Schaller)

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JTFD members complete Ice Rescue training

By |February 17th, 2008|Drills|

(February 17) Members of Jefferson Township Fire Co. 1 completed various levels of training in Ice Rescue this past weekend. The training was conducted by members of Jefferson Fire Co. 2 who are certified instructors for Life Saving Resources. The first part of the course consisted of a 3 hour class room session for Awareness [...]

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