Wednesday, May 13
13:00 — 14:45
the unbreakable engine: breaking down the basics
The class breaks down the blue collar job of engine work. Regardless if you come from rural, suburban or urban America, this class provides the street smart tips that will assist firefighters in being successful with engine operations. Class topics include: Leadership and training in the fire house, along with the phases of engine work: apparatus placement, estimating the stretch, various hose stretches and line staging, masking up, forcible entry, line size up, placement and more.
INSTRUCTOR: Chad Menard is a captain and paramedic and is a 16-year student of the craft bringing experience from the volunteer to career side. He holds a bachelor's degree from Columbia Southern University and is a credentialed Fire Officer through CPSE and a graduate of the Managaing Officer Program at the National Fire Academy. He's honored to have presented at various fire conferences, including MAFFC, FDIC, Firehouse Expo, Wichita HOT, Oklahoma State Fire School and others.