SWIFT WATER TRAINING
The Los Angeles County Fire Department protects over 470 miles of flood control channels. Join Fire Captain Bryan Wells as he demonstrates three essential swift water rescue skills to our personnel. With the assistance of Six Flags Magic Mountain theme park, our firefighters train on the “Roaring Rapids” ride to learn and reinforce actual skills that first responders use in a swift water channel rescue. Watch the video to see them perform the “throw bag” technique, set up a “tension diagonal”, and utilize the “inflated fire hose” skill.
S-234 – IGNITION OPERATIONS CLASS
Fire Captain Drew Smith discusses the Ignition Ops class that was given at the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s Del Valle Training Center this November for our wild land firefighters. Watch the video as they demonstrate how the cadre let’s students put “live fire” on the ground to give them a realistic and practical training opportunity.