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Aggressive Search and VES

Friday, April 28
This class will discuss the fireground tactic of search and how to accomplish it with technique and speed. With today's fires burning faster, firefighters have to better at their jobs, understanding where people are found and sizing up the structure based on building construction. Discussing how fire burns, how it flows, and how it changes in different situations will help the searching firefighter in the quest to find victims. You must move with purpose, use tools given to you, streamline tactics, speed up personal on scene response with street smart tactics and tricks, search correctly, and understand why we do what we do. Learn how to get inside, move with purpose, communicate, cover all areas, make grabs, and perform proven new techniques.
Arthur Ashley, Captain - Lexington (KY) Fire Department