Fire & Rescue Archive

  • Fort Pickett, Va. — Firefighters from multiple departments in central Virginia are learning how to teach the region’s future recruits how to become firefighters during the Fire Instructor I class at Fort Pickett, Virginia. The 42-hour course, hosted by Fort Pickett Fire and Rescue, teaches the students the proper method for teaching firefighting skills to potential new firefighters. The current […]

    Fort Pickett Fire and Rescue hosts firefighter instructor course

    Fort Pickett, Va. — Firefighters from multiple departments in central Virginia are learning how to teach the region’s future recruits how to become firefighters during the Fire Instructor I class at Fort Pickett, Virginia. The 42-hour course, hosted by Fort Pickett Fire and Rescue, teaches the students the proper method for teaching firefighting skills to potential new firefighters. The current […]

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  • BLACKSTONE, Va. — Fort Pickett Fire & Rescue hosted instruction on the National Incident Management System Training Program Incident Command System Level 300 Course Oct. 3, 10 and 11, 2018, at Fort Pickett, Virginia. In addition to training their own personnel, first responders from nearby organizations also took part. “The ICS 300 course is advanced training where students learn to […]

    Fort Pickett Fire & Rescue hosts incident command course

    BLACKSTONE, Va. — Fort Pickett Fire & Rescue hosted instruction on the National Incident Management System Training Program Incident Command System Level 300 Course Oct. 3, 10 and 11, 2018, at Fort Pickett, Virginia. In addition to training their own personnel, first responders from nearby organizations also took part. “The ICS 300 course is advanced training where students learn to […]

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  • FORT PICKETT, Va. — Members of the Fort Pickett Fire & Rescue Department along with firefighters from neighboring localities conducted aircraft rescue training Oct. 13, 2017, at the Blackstone Army Airfield near Fort Pickett, Virginia. Adjunct instructors from the Virginia Department of Fire Programs using fire training simulators administered the Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Course that meets the job performance […]

    Fort Pickett firefighters work to earn aircraft rescue certification

    FORT PICKETT, Va. — Members of the Fort Pickett Fire & Rescue Department along with firefighters from neighboring localities conducted aircraft rescue training Oct. 13, 2017, at the Blackstone Army Airfield near Fort Pickett, Virginia. Adjunct instructors from the Virginia Department of Fire Programs using fire training simulators administered the Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Course that meets the job performance […]

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