Category: Training

It’s Time To Give Back

Join our department and receive free training to become a fire fighter or EMT. Submit an interest card at https://www.warrentonfire.org/ today!

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EMS-What It Takes

Many people want to go into the Emergency Medical Services field but are unsure of exactly what it takes to become certified in some level of emergency medicine. Here, we’ve created a one-stop guide to levels of EMS and the training required for each. First Responder 16 years of age Have high school diploma, GED, …

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Training Burn – Airlie Rd

The Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company was able to take advantage of an abandoned house for training. Crews spent several hours practicing ventilation, hose advancement, search / rescue, and ladder deployment. Units involved in training: K1, R1, X1, U1

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Company Training Burns

The Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company held its annual company training burns.  This was a very busy day which allowed members to get live fire training to help progress their firefighting skills.  We would like to thank the members from the Volunteer fire companies as well as DFREM for making this training possible. Units involved in …

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Rescue 1 Training

The Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company would like to thank Foster’s Towing for allowing numerous training sessions on their lot. This training has giving the members great opportunities to become familiar with the new vehicle extrication equipment.

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Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Staff spent the day at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in Ruckersville, Virginia. IIHS is an independent, nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to reducing the losses — deaths, injuries and property damage — from crashes. The training and education provided staff with the latest on how new vehicle technology can affect rescue operations …

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Dominion Power – Safety Training

Crews receive a safety seminar from Dominion power on the dangers of power lines and their associated systems.

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New Rescue System – Training

Crews complete training with the new Hurst High Pressure rescue tool system. The company recently approved the replacement of the heavy rescue squad apparatus. The Hurst High Pressure system will be installed on this new apparatus expanding our currently capability.

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Extrication Training

Warrenton Fire completes their quarterly special operations extrication training and testing.

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Rural Water Supply Training

Members of Companies 1 and 10 participated in rural water supply operations. Tanker nursing operations were demonstrated.  Multiple methods of connecting into a supply line during rural operations were discussed.  Finally Driver/Pumper Operators were trained on drafting using two separate intakes to maximize water flow.  The training was very successful.

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