RICOFIRERESCUE INC. ANNOUNCES
Firefighters to be Ready for Battle” – NEW!
program looks deeply into the “battle ground” better known as the “fireground”.
The program offers insight and training details in preparing firefighters from
their state of readiness personally, their companies, their equipment and their
training. The program also develops decision making priorities through size-ups
and commitments to the plan chosen regarding offensive and defensive
operations. This course
is what a firefighter
really must know to operate effectively on the “battle ground”.
& Responsibility” – NEW!
currently an officer or an acting officer or just preparing to take that step
through the promotional process, this incredible seminar will make you THINK HARD about roles role and
responsibilities in FIRE and RESCUE operations, and to your
department. This program provides effective leadership and followership skills
needed to direct companies into “battle”. The program looks into Decision
making, Problem Solving, Discipline, Planning, Communications, Safety &
Training. Lt. Mike Mason (RET.) will present attendees, through video, audio
and "WAKE UP" lecture, an
in-depth review of interesting items from aggressive leaders within the
military and fire service arena’s.
Find out how
to get the firefighters and officers in your department to engage into a
mindset of prevailing on the fireground.
Contact Us Today To
Schedule These Programs For Your Department
Lt. Mike Mason (630)
UP ON THE ROOF: Ventilation Tactics and Strategies
Roof ventilation is one of the most dangerous and important assignment on the fireground. Proper Ventilation can make or break an entire fireground operation especially when it comes to hose line advances, search and rescue while increasing the safety of interior firefighters and the civilians they are trying to save. This compelling program is delivered by some of the most seasoned Chicago Fire Department veterans with years of roof operation experiences. The course instruction includes all aspects of roof constructions, roof safety and roof operations. Everything from tools of the trade, roof size-ups, engineered construction systems, conventional construction systems, roof ladders and ground ladder operations, roof cuts, tower ladder applications, pitched roof ventilation, flat roof ventilation, high rise, safety and much more.
The below syllabus provides content information covering from 4-8 hours of Lecture training in classroom, structural and training tower environments. Depending on the hours of training your department is requesting please review the training syllabus listed below as to the areas of importance your department would like covered or emphasized.
FIRST-IN: Fireground Leadership, Tactics and Strategies
First-in fire companies arriving at structure fires are under a whirlwind of fast paced dynamic decision making. This unique and compelling program covers the fireground dynamics and its relationship to the decision making processes incorporating the risk of interior firefighting. The program also covers a wide range of topics such as rules of engagement, battleground leadership, principles and studies for high risk low frequency events, size-ups related to old and modern building construction, imminent dangers at structural fires, tactics and strategies while also providing true experiences and case studies. A wonderful presentation for all ranks of the fire service.
IN THE REALM OF RISK: Surviving the Fireground
This all encompassing seminar provides firefighters through all ranks a look into the overwhelming risks and inherent dangers of firefighting in today’s fire service. Lt. Mike Mason takes you into the realities of risk and its consequences in modern day firefighting. This complete program will enlighten you while providing you a detailed reality in surviving the fireground for your department and its members. Some of the most interesting areas to be covered will be, defining and committing to interior operations, fireground situational awareness, fireground survival policies, preventing and surviving Maydays, Staffing and fireground survival, fighting fires in conventional and light weight construction, fuel loads and turbulent smoke behaviors, interior operations relating to room orientation, tactical air management and practices on interior firefighting, recognizing the attack progress, establishing exit strategies and emergency evacuations, preparing for survival and Maydays while commanding stressful fireground events are just some of the many areas covered in this dynamic program.
The program is filled with colorful videos and audio PowerPoint’s that make this presentation a complete training event for all from firefighter to chief.
An Incredible Program for Every Rank Operating On the Fireground…
Call today to book this presentation !!!
Commanding the Mayday & Rapid Intervention Operations
This lecture series program provides applicable information and training in establishing critical points in the areas of rescue action plans, personnel safety, communications, tactical designations, accountability, multiple emergencies, crew continuity, RIT proactive behaviors, sectoring responsibilities, controlling chaos, air supply incident mitigation, equipment, searches, thermal imaging, as well as many more aspects of the actions and resources needed in rescuing a distressed firefighter.
Course Covers: The Rapid Intervention History and Reality, Rapid Intervention and Your Department, Proactive FF Survival, Proactive RIT’s and the Reactive Response, The Meaning and Active Participation In Situational Awareness, Recognizing The Rapid Intervention Presence On the Fireground, Strategic Presence and Behaviors Of FF’s At Structure Fires, Addressing NFPA 1407, Maydays and Mayday Training, RIT Operational Guidelines, Mayday Parameters, Command and Chief Officers and Their Responsibilities, Departmental RIT and FF Survival Training Goals, The Right Tools For The Job, Proactive and Reactive RIT Behaviors, Team Sizes and Staffing, Unfolding Maydays, Today’s Rapid Intervention Reality/What’s Expected
If You Would Just Lead Them: Leadership On and Off the Battlefield.
This look into the world of leadership for firefighters, company officers, captains, and chiefs will provide some of the most groundbreaking aspects of leading firefighters on and off the fireground. It is a wake-up call to fire departments across America regarding leadership in the “paramilitary” environment that is being created in the fire service today. It is an in-depth look into managing and leading on and off the battlefield from the philosophies and actions of those who have been there within the military as well as the fire service. Learn to motivate firefighters through compassion, trust, sense of duty, courage, and commitment while keeping them safe on and off the fireground.
Going to the Rear
"Going to the Rear" - A short seminar focusing on the concept of sending companies to the rear of a structure and what we need to know. This interactive program includes numerous photos and fire videos promoting class participation and tactical development is presented by experienced veterans who have truly been there and done it. Going to the rear is no different than going to the roof... we need to understand how and why it is important. If you are looking for a short and fresh training topic, this is it.