Engine Company #3 and Engine Company #6 Pump Training at the St. Johnsville Marina on May 1st, 2006
All Engine Companies are run through rigorous training evolutions until they are able to perform to the following guidelines.
1.Connect Hydrant to Engine, achieve 125psi flow from deck gun, and set relief valve (with noisy environment) - 60 seconds.
2.Position Engine at Portable Pond, Connect Suction, achieve 125psi flow from Deck Gun and set relief valve (with noisy environment) – 60 seconds. Operator shall switch from pond to tank repeatedly on orders with no loss of supply.
3.Connect Hydrant to Engine, deploy (2) – 1 ¾” hand line and (1) – 2 ½” hand line, achieve 125psi flow from hand lines and set relief valve (with noisy environment) – 120 seconds. Operator will utilize deck gun intermittently on orders with no loss or increase in pressure exceeding 30psi (+ or -).
(Noisy environment will include sirens, air horns, firefighters yelling information and officers giving orders.)
Assistant Chief Kyle Haak works with firefighters on pump operations with Engine #1 at the St. Johnsville Marina on May 8th, 2006
Lieuytenant Betsy Wilson works with firefighter Mike O'Dockerty while pumping with Engine #3. Lieutenant Mindy Stagliano and Firefighter Mayra Rodriguez look on.
Exploreres Alex Countryman and Fred Doxdator man an 1 3/4" hand line during pump training.