Where Have All The Ladders Gone?
It seems that a certain phenomenon has occurred to the fire service; that is the lack of ladders thrown at the scene of fires in recent times. How many times have you arrived on scene of a structure fire to find a single ladder thrown to the roof for Roof Division? Have you ever been told that we don’t have the available staffing to throw ladders to windows for rescue or potential firefighter egress on two story occupancies? This course will look at the importance of Laddering and the methodology and concepts for effective ladder practices both ground and aerial.