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Training

Firefighters Complete Annual Hazmat Update

Firefighters participated in their annual Hazardous Materials Operations update. This update keeps our firefighters ready for the most current hazards and our skills sharp for any incident that may arise. Firefighters trained on ways to clean hazardous materials off ourselves, mitigate minor incidents, and rescue individuals from these type of calls. Attached are a few pictures of this class.

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ATV Operations Class

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This past weekend Members of Adamsburg, High Park VFD, and Rescue 14 participated in an ATV operations class. The class consisted of a few hours of instruction in the classroom and then practical operations using a course set up in a field. Firefighters trained and tested on our quad and UTV in the 32 degree weather with mild snow conditions. We would like to thank the instructor for coming out on this cold day to help train us as well as High Park VFD for the use of their grounds. Attached are some pictures of the class.  (more…)

Quint and Rescue Head to High Park For a Drill

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The Quint and Rescue headed up to Station 61 for a water flow and pump familiarization drill. (more…)

Vent Class at High Park

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Several members have finished a Ventilation Class sponsored by High Park VFD. Attached are some pictures to show some of the equipment and conditions used during class. (more…)

Rope Training Drill

 

ACVFD Members Monthly Training Session, This Month Is Rope Rescue VIA Stokes Basket. The ACVFD would like to thank Michael Kaplan from West Deer VFD #3 for providing his time to help the volunteers learn and practice our rope skills. This drill was set to be a refresher as the ACVFD will be doing a live training evolution with a local business in the near future. (more…)

17th Annual Hempfield-Greensburg Fire Prevention

 

ACVFD attended the 17th Annual Hempfield-Greensburg Fire Prevention night at Westmoreland Mall on Tuesday, October 10th. Rescue 10, Quint 10 and Gator 10 along with its support trailer, were all put on display in the parking lot for residents to view. (more…)