Category Archive: Training

Aug 17

Down Firefighter Training

On 8/16/2017 the Elsmere Fire Company had training night. The members in attendance had to perform the rescue of a down firefighter in the basement of the fre station. They had to perform search and rescue and extrication of the firefighter. It was a well taught class by Chief Mark Facciolo and Assistant Chief John …

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Mar 30

Step Up and Lead – Training Seminar

  To register for this seminar, please download this registration form:  EFC_Step Up and Lead REGISTRATION-FORM_043017

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Nov 16

Self Controlled Breathing Apparatus Training

On the evening of Thursday, November 12, 2015, several firefighters participated in a unique training class. SCBA dodge ball was conducted for the first time in the engine bay. Firefighters donned breathing apparatus while playing the popular schoolyard game. Along with the physical demands, the exercise tested the trainees ability to regulate their breathing and …

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Nov 07

Company Skills Training

On Tuesday November 3rd, 23 men and women of the Elsmere Fire Co. headed off to the New Castle Site of the State Fire School. Members practiced their skills in hoseline placement/advancement, ground ladders, pump operations, fire attack, VEIS (Vent Enter Isolate Search) as well as vehicle extrication skills. Great job to everyone that participated. …

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Nov 25

Structure and Vehicle Rescue Class

On Monday November 10, 2014 the Elsmere Fire Company held a Structure and Vehicle Rescue class at the New Castle County Burn Site. We had a large turn out by the membership. We would also like to thank the Wilmington Fire Department for letting Ladder 2 come out and train with us.

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