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Truck Chauffeur Prep School – Lebanon, PA

April 27, 2019 - April 28, 2019


Truck Chauffeur Prep School – Lebanon, PA
Hosted by South Lebanon Fire Company No.1
At the Lebanon County Fire School
April 27-28, 2019
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

About the program:
This program is for truck company chauffeurs! The goal is to prepare the chauffeur with an operational understanding of his responsibilities and his apparatus. With a mix of class room lecture and interactive exercises, followed by extensive “in the street” exercises. Chauffeurs will gain a new appreciation for their role in the truck company.

The student will gain a working knowledge of the use and operations of aerial apparatus and role that aerial apparatus plays in both offensive and defensive truck company operations. Upon completion of this program the student will demonstrate safe, operational positioning, setup for offensive and defensive tactical operations.

Students will participate in depth perception, raising & lowering, extending in & out, scrub of the building and rotation drills.

Placement for defensive operations using aerial master streams and techniques using aerial apparatus for special operations are also incorporated in the program.

Some of the topics:
Understanding the truck
Apparatus braking systems
Pre and Post Use Inspections
Aerial apparatus positioning
Ladder truck driving practices
Offensive & defensive use of aerials

The Lead Instructors:
Captain Art Ashley, Lexington (KY) Fire Department
Lt. Chris Bedard, Fire Department City of New York, (ret.)

For details contact Assistant Chief Brian Kleinfelter at


April 27, 2019
April 28, 2019
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South Lebanon Fire Company #1


Lebanon County Fire School – Lebanon, PA
830 Metro Drive
Lebanon, PA United States
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