Firefighter Survival skill set, building on the foundations set in Firefighter Rescue.
Communicating a MAYDAY when under survival stress needs to be simplistic and not mentally exhausting. Learn When Things Go Bad’s way to relay the most efficient MAYDAY.
Disorientation on the fireground is far too common. Learn how to reorientate yourself when you become disorientated in this “meat and potato” video.
Naked SCBA Drill- Reading Couplings-Skip Breathing
Knowing your most important piece of equipment (SCBA) is vital on the fire ground for a successful outcome. As you remedy all the issues that could go wrong during an air emergency you will also accomplish a reorientation technique (reading couplings) as well as decreasing your heart rate with the “skip breathing” technique.
Disentanglement w/ Low Profile Maneuvers
Having a successful plan eliminates anxiety. Learn four ways to successfully extricate yourself while being entangled. These techniques will allow you to remain calm while you execute the proper survival skill.
What to carry in your pockets
WTGB advocates carrying the least amount of equipment with the most amount of application. Learn what is the essential tools to carry for you to be the most self-sufficient firefighter on the fireground.
Wall Breaching w/ Low Profile Maneuvers
Whether it is to save yourself or access an unconventional means of egress to rescue a downed firefighter, learn the most productive way to gain access while breaching drywall and lath and plaster walls.
Drywall Ladder Climb
Learning this firefighter survival skill will add another option when dealing with a sub-floor rescue.
Needing to bailout and there is not a ladder present? Learn how to remove yourself with the rope slide!
Head first Ladder Bail Out w/ Window Hang
Executing a head first ladder bail safely is paramount when the need arises. Understand how to accomplish this needed skill during this training video. Also, learn the window hang; head first ladder bail out conversation.