Company Standards Training

Overview
Fire related topics will be addressed as formal training sessions aimed at increasing the overall ability of department personnel. These established topics will be in addition to the established minimum company standards conducted by all company officers for their respective crews on a quarterly basis. Minimum company standards will continue to focus on the Rogers Fire Department big 5; Ladders, SCBA, Firefighter Survival, Fire Training, and 1410 Evolutions. The goal of the minimum company standards is to practice each of the big 5 on a quarterly basis, to perform them as in a real situation, and take the necessary steps to master the performance of each crew member. The training plan will allow adequate time in each month for implementation of new equipment or standard operating procedures, and the addition of any new techniques or methods that may be introduced to department personnel.

Rapid Intervention Operations
Objectives to include the operations of RIT teams, advanced safety and survival, proactive RIT operations and building preparation including softening of the structure and preparation.

Fire Behavior
Objectives for this training session include the basic principles of fire chemistry, the process of fire combustion, and fire behavior. This will also be applied in practical applications.

High Rise Operations

Objectives to include the operation at high rise structures, ICS, and specific job task assignment and the necessary responsibilities during advanced high rise operations.

Truck / Engine Company Operations
This will be a standing yearly topic with objectives to include job-specific duties of truck and engine companies, coordinated fire attack, and basic strategy and tactics.

Large Area Search
Objectives include search and rescue involving large areas expanding to commercial structures and utilizing techniques involving search ropes and thermal imaging cameras.

Ventilation
Objectives will include positive pressure attack, positive pressure ventilation,