|FF/EMT Kaplan and Probationary FF Buzzeo complete "Firefighter I" Class|
|By Vista Fire Department|
|May 31, 2018|
We at the Vista Fire Department would like to congratulate Firefighter/EMT Sean Kaplan and Probationary Firefighter Olivia Buzzeo on completing the "SCBA/Interior Firefighting Operations" (Firefighter I) Class at the Westchester County Fire Training Center in Valhalla, New York!
FF/EMT Kaplan and Probationary FF Buzzeo completed the 54-hour course described as the following by New York State:
“This course prepares new BEFO graduates to operate as Interior Structural firefighters or in IDLH areas of the fire scene. Students participate in learning events covering firefighter personal protective equipment (PPE), self-contained breathing apparatus donning, doffing and use, SCBA air management and SCBA emergencies, basic firefighter survival techniques, modern fire control methods, building fire search and victim removal techniques, firefighter survival skills, tactical ventilation techniques and basic power saw operation, forcible entry techniques, hose line advancement, vehicle and wildland firefighting theory, vehicle firefighting techniques, coordinated structure fire interior attack and transitional fire attack, and coordinated initial company operations."
All training is free of charge to the members of the Vista Fire Department and Volunteers are needed! Please visit VistaFD.org for more details on how you can join our team!