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Engine Company Ops With Light Staffing – Hastings, NE

October 11 @ 8:30 am - October 12 @ 4:00 pm

Engine Company Ops With Light Staffing
Hastings Fire Department
South Station 1145 S. Hastings Avenue
Hastings, NE
October 11 and 12, 2019
8:30AM – 4:00PM
Note: This is a one day program presented on each of the above dates!

About the program
Efficient fireground operations are dependent on staffing, the readiness of your apparatus and a system in place to maximize the use of your resources.

The safety of your personnel is paramount. Fires don’t care about the number of firefighters you bring to an incident. However, staffing does effect the delivery of service and the safety of the operation.

This program will explore various options to maximize the efficiency of your personnel by implementing administrative controls, using innovative and technological advancements and making your apparatus “user friendly”.

Some of the topics:
Engine company objectives
Hose line selection and management
User friendly apparatus
Hardware and devices
Being fundamentally sound
Working with the Truck Company

Note: This is a hands-on program. PPE and SCBA required for participants.

Lead Instructor:
Captain Chris Kelly
Houston Fire Department

Chris is a veteran of the fire service since 2002. Chris currently is a Captain in the Houston Fire Department, currently assigned to Engine 55 in District 46. Majority of his career has been spent in District 46, both as a firefighter and Engineer/Operator on both Engine and Ladder companies.

For details contact Fire Chief Brad Starling (402) 461-2351.


October 11 @ 8:30 am
October 12 @ 4:00 pm
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Hastings Fire-Rescue


Hastings Fire-Rescue
1145 S. Hastings Avenue H
Hastings, NE United States
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