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Howell Rescue & Genesis Tools – Try before you Buy

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QRS Licensure Recertification

Today, Robert Smith from EMSI inspected the entire 221 Fleet and recertified our QRS License. We are now recertified thru 2017. Thanks to all the members who assisted with getting all the trucks and equipment ready.

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Man in Machine Kit

Tonight we put the Man in the Machine Kit together and went over the tools and there purpose. We also went over a few scenarios where this kit may be used. Special Thanks to Winter Park (FL) Truck 61, and www.vententersearch.com for there assistance in building this kit. TOP (1) SNAP RING PLIERS (1) VICE GRIPS

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Western Pa School for Deaf Tour

Tonight the Wagon and Chief met up with 137 EN, RQ, & QRS, 278 TK, 293 RQ & TK and 171 TK for a tour and overview of the Western Pa School for the Deaf. Crews went over hazard areas, stand pipe connections, hydrant locations, alarm panels, and student locations. Afterward crews met in the

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Multi Department Training

Tonight the members of St. 137, 161, 171, 207, 221, 292, & 293 got together for the first of many Multi Department Trainings. The training tonight was hosted by Homestead St. 171 & Chief 171 (Barca). The evening started of with introductions of all the Chiefs, Officers, & Members. We spoke about the direction we

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Engine Company Ops (Back to Basics)

St. 113, 114, 153, 196, 207, & 221 participated in a interdepartmental Engine Comp Ops (Back to Basics) scenarios drill.

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EMT Class @ West Penn Star Center

Published on May 31, 2013, in DEPARTMENT TRAINING.

EMT Class @ the West Penn Star Center 7/8/2013 thru 11/11/2013 6:30PM – 10:30PM (Mon. & Wed.) 8:00AM – 5:00PM Saturday The EMT class is Grant Funded and books are included. Saturday classes are as follows: 7/27, 8/24, 9/28 and 10/26. You will also have either a Saturday or Sunday for vehicle extrication, date will

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Participating Department Certification Recognition

Published on May 25, 2013, in DEPARTMENT TRAINING.

Station 221 receives Certification Recognition May 2013 – Station 221 was recertified as a participating department in the Office of the State Fire Commissioners’ Certification Recognition Program. We achieved the 10% level of State Certified Firefighters with 9 members at the Firefighter I Level or more. Our goal in the next year is to work towards

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Calling a “Mayday Drill”

Published on May 25, 2013, in DEPARTMENT TRAINING.

Calling a “Mayday Drill” Moon Run VFC is hosting a Calling a “Mayday” Drill sponsored by CCAC on June 4, 2013. This course is designed to educate a firefighter in calling a “Mayday” under various emergency situations they may find themselves in, including being trapped or lost in a room, having something collapse on them,

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Crash Course 2013 – Howell Rescue & Genesis

Published on May 16, 2013, in DEPARTMENT TRAINING.