This meeting brought us to a point where we needed to test, prime, service, and learn about the portable equipment carried on the trucks. This included chainsaws, blowers, etc. We have also been learning and dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. This has made our firefighters more careful in how they respond to calls, but it … Continue reading April 14th Meeting/Training Recap
On the agenda for the March 24th meeting was SCBA training and exercises. This is one of the most vital parts of our training. Our firefighters may spend time just walking around in their full gear, but they also have a number of other things they do to learn to work and move within the … Continue reading March 24th Meeting/Training Recap
It’s been busy for all of us at the WFPD! We’re finally able to sit down and bring you ALL of the updates! We’ll start with this post about our March 10th meeting and blog on from there! We regularly cover the times when our firefighters receive new gear or uniforms and this time we … Continue reading March 10th Meeting Recap
With the implementation of the new uniforms for the WFPD, we had to have a fitting night! On Tuesday, April 9th, after some work with the ladies and gentlemen of the WFPD, we got the firefighters in attendance fitted! We will be rolling out a great group photo once the new uniforms come back from … Continue reading New Uniforms and Clean Trucks!
A huge thank you to Sheila Hagen CFRN for the Landing Zone Training presentation at our last meeting! We received positive feedback about the training from numerous agencies! As a followup to the presentation, here are some helpful links: Landing Zone Safety from LifeFlight Eagle NWAAR PowerPoint We will add more resources as they become … Continue reading Landing Zone Training Followup Information
This training is open to all volunteer firefighters and first responders, CERT, ARES, and any other groups or individuals who may be asked to set up a helicopter landing zone! The WFPD is always seeking volunteers and this would be a great time to get involved! Please remember to wear appropriate attire since you will … Continue reading Landing Zone Training Tonight!