Category Archives: Training

Training day, 24th February

We plan to do a broad range of training, from basic hose and branch work for those who need it, through to pump drill, Turntable Ladder drill, and 6-inch hose laying from the RL truck, and pumping with the Green … Continue reading

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Foam testing

John and David went down to the farm to try out the foam branches. Armed with a few bottles of Aldi’s finest washing up liquid (about 30p a bottle), we got out the Beresford, connected suction to the test tank, … Continue reading

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Training session on Fordson Escape and Turntable Ladder

A group of 9 of us met to train on the Wheeled Escape and the Turntable Ladder. We wanted to get to be as competent and safe with the Escape as we are with the TL, and to practice rescue … Continue reading

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Training for ARP and Casualties

Last Saturday, we had a very good day, originally aimed at ARP, Police, WVS, First Aid and casualties, but in the end, only ARP and casualties, and my wife as WVS, turned up. We started out with a hand pump … Continue reading

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Training session: Calling all ARP, Police, WVS, Medic and civilian reenactors in the East Midlands

We (the NFS officers) would like to run another event, much shorter and simpler, aimed solely at ARP wardens, Police, WVS and Casualties, and we are suggesting a Saturday half-day in March. Starting at 12:30 with soup and a roll, … Continue reading

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