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Fire department releases video on mayday training

Fire department releases video on mayday training The intention of the video is to stress the importance of training and preventing future incidents Berkeley Fire Department FOLSOM, Calif. — The Berkeley Fire Department, Cahill Multimedia and EVALS Learning Management System released an After Actions Video that explains the Channing Way Mayday Event. The term mayday […]

Fire Halls in Abbotsford BC

Suppression The Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service is responsible for the prevention and suppression of fires; the mitigation of the effects of dangerous goods incidents; assisting in the rescue of people from potentially dangerous situations; and assisting with medical emergencies. The Fire Rescue Service operates under the direction of the Fire Chief, who reports to the […]

List of BC Fire Training Programs

Please find a list of Firefighter and First Responder Schools located in the across Canada where you can obtain some of the basic requirements for employment as a firefighter with municipalities like the City of Surrey and City of Abbotsford. By no means is this list complete or fully comprehensive. Instead it is meant to be an introduction […]

CPAT Overview for Abbotsford BC

Here’s a great resource to get started on the first step towards becoming a fire fighter for municipalities like the City of Abbotsford. CPAT Overview THE IAFF/IAFC FIRE SERVICE JOINT LABOR MANAGEMENT CANDIDATE PHYSICAL ABILITY TEST PROGRAM In 1997, the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) and International Fire Chiefs Association (IAFC) teamed up with 10 […]

Structure Firefighters Competency and Training Playbook

Structure Firefighters Competency and Training Playbook The purpose of the BC Firefighters Training Playbook is to ensure competency in a very high risk position. Under paragraph 3(3)(b) of the Fire Services Act (B.C.), the Fire Commissioner is required to establish the minimum standards of training required for fire services personnel in British Columbia. This Playbook […]