Recent Trainings

Dates Description
Oct 23 – Oct 24
Dan Hamilton, Dave Hanna, and Ian Emberton attended “Live Fire Level I” at the Comox Fire Department training facility. Utilizing actual fire, attendees learn techniques for handling many situations such as structural, car, dumpster, and propane tanks fires
Oct 18 – Oct 21
Doug Chinnery, Al Cannon, and John Heinegg took a 4 day instructor/evaluator course for First Responder Level III. This will enable HIFR to teach and test first aid courses with in-house staff. Previously we had to bring evaluators from off island.
July 2010 Albini LaPierre took a 3 day Tender Operations course on Saltspring Island. Driving and operations of the tanker trucks and water supply issues was what was covered.
May 27 – May 31
Doug Chinnery attended a 5 day Incident Command course. This course, taught by the Comox Fire Department chief, teaches students how to effectively take command of an emergency scene. Safety, tactics, personnel accountability, and protocols are just a few of the topics covered in this course.

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