Pictures for the year of 2018

 
 

Recruit Training Class #4 – Ladders and Water Rescues - February 13, 2018

Recruit Training Class #4 was Ladders (classroom and practical) and Water Rescues.  This was the first practical of the course with our new Firefighters taught different ladder raises and carries by our experienced group of Recruit Trainers.  The class was split into two groups, with half practicing ladders and the other half concentrating on dive equipment and water rescue scenarios taught by Divemaster Austin White and Assistant Divemaster, John O’Connell. (Photo’s by Firefighter Steve Falconer)

Officers Incident Management Training – Station 1 - February 12, 2018

Chief Weston and Deputy Germaine designed an interesting Officer Management Drill utilizing a realistic fire scenario program we discovered on-line.  The program allows you to take photographs of buildings or items within your community from all angles, add realistic changing smoke and fire conditions and assemble them into a movie like fire scenario that can be stopped or progressed as you wish.   At our Officers Incident Command Drill, we conducted two scenarios, one of a commercial establishment in North Carver...

Company 1 – Ice Rescue Training – Flax Pond - February 11, 2018

With the Ice starting to melt, Company 1 took time to practice Ice Rescue Training at their most recent drill.  Firefighters got a chance to practice wearing our Mustang Ice Survival suits under icy conditions, simulating the rescue of a person in distress.  Ice rescue suits are always at the ready on every Carver Engine, Rescue and in all Command Cars.  (Photo’s by Lieutenant Danny Wilcox)

Dive Team Ice Dive – John’s Pond - February 4, 2018

Carver Fire Dive Team Members, under the careful instructions of Dive Master Austin White and new Assistant Dive Master John O'Connell, geared up for Ice Dive scenarios at John's Pond.  Diving under the ice is extremely dangerous, but our Dive Team must be proficient in their skills if needed to rescue someone who has fallen below the ice.  All safety precautions are in place for these technical dives.  Divers utilize safety ropes, underwater communications systems, and full face masks.  A...

Recruit Training Class #1 – Orientation/Accountability/Incident Command/Safety (Photo’s by Firefighter Mike Terrill) - February 3, 2018

Our 2018 Recruit Class got off to a great start on Saturday with our new Recruits and the CFD Officers/Instructors getting to know each other on the first day of Recruit Training.  The next three months will be very intense as Deputy Eric Germaine makes the ground rules very clear.  During the first class, the new Recruits are given the Organizational Guidelines and taught Accountability, Safety and Incident Command by Captain Bob Telless and Assistant Deputy Chief Jesse Boyle.  Each...

Recruit Training Class #1 – Orientation/Accountability/Incident Command/Safety (Photo’s by Retired Fire Chief, Bill Harriman)) - February 3, 2018

Our 2018 Recruit Class got off to a great start on Saturday with our new Recruits and the CFD Officers/Instructors getting to know each other on the first day of Recruit Training.  The next three months will be very intense as Deputy Eric Germaine makes the ground rules very clear.  During the first class, the new Recruits are given the Organizational Guidelines and taught Accountability, Safety and Incident Command by Captain Bob Telless and Assistant Deputy Chief Jesse Boyle.  Each...

Fire Officer Swearing-in Ceremony - January 16, 2018

What a great night! Six Carver Fire Officers, Captain Frank Nye, Lieutenant Danny Wilcox, Lieutenant Austin White, Lieutenant Geoffrey Thomas, Lieutenant Sean Bogart and Assistant Divemaster John O’Connell were officially appointed by Fire Chief Craig Weston and sworn in by Town Clerk Lynn Doyle. The Carver Fire Department Honor Guard lead the ceremony as Officers and Firefighters lined the room in support of our newest Fire Officers. (Photo’s by Firefighter Steve Falconer)