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Engine Ops With Light Staffing – Coos Bay, OR

March 14 - March 15


Engine Ops With Light Staffing
Coos Bay Fire Department
450 Elrod Avenue
Coos Bay, OR

March 14-15, 2020
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Program Info:
Light staffed fireground operations can be challenging. The good news is that there are strategies that can work to improve efficiency without compromising safety. By looking at the essential tasks that need to be identified, assigned and completed, light staffing does not have to equate with defeat. Students will experience best practices when faced with light staffed fireground scenarios.

From command officers to the company officer down to the rookie firefighter all will benefit from this intense hands on program.

Some of the Topics
Setting your apparatus up for success
Hose line management
Water supply development strategies
Eliminating the confusion
Working with the Truck Company

Lead Instructor:
Captain Chris Kelly
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 Lt. Luke Taylor at 541-269-1191.


Coos Bay Fire Department
450 Elrod Avenue
Coos Bay, OR United States
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