Pictures for the year of 2020

 
 

Recruit Training Class #18 – Rapid Intervention / Thermal Imaging – (Photo’s by Firefighter Steve Falconer) - March 19, 2020

This week our new Firefighters were given a great course on Rapid Intervention and Thermal Imaging by our Recruit Trainers.  Each firefighter got a chance to practice working as a coordinated TEAM, learning how to use their buddy breathing equipment and practice realistic self-rescue techniques that may need to be used in the event a firefighter becomes trapped or disoriented. (Photo’s by Firefighter Steve Falconer)

Recruit Training Class #18 – Rapid Intervention / Thermal Imaging (Photo’s by Retired Firefighter, Steve Blanchard) - March 19, 2020

This week our new Firefighters were given a great course on Rapid Intervention and Thermal Imaging by our Recruit Trainers.  Each firefighter got a chance to practice working as a coordinated TEAM, learning how to use their buddy breathing equipment and practice realistic self-rescue techniques that may need to be used in the event a firefighter becomes trapped or disoriented. (Photo’s by Retired Firefighter Steve Blanchard)

Recruit Training Class #16 – Pumps and Hose Practical (Photo’s by Assistant Deputy Chief, Jesse Boyle) - March 14, 2020

Our Recruit Trainers go above and beyond in teaching our newest Firefighters proper fire pump, fire hoses and stream operations. Firefighters got a chance to operate our new front line Engines, a Brush Breaker and a Tanker, pumping and practicing hose techniques in realistic operational scenarios.  Learning how to draft water out of our portable pools is a must when you become a firefighter in Carver.  Firefighters also practiced hose packing and deploying techniques, selecting correct nozzles streams and flow...

Recruit Training Class #16 – Pumps and Hose Practical (Photo’s by Firefighter, Steve Falconer) - March 14, 2020

Our Recruit Trainers go above and beyond in teaching our newest Firefighters proper fire pump and Fire Hoses and Stream operations. Firefighters got a chance to operate our new front line Engines, a Brush Breaker and a Tanker, pumping and practicing hose techniques in realistic operational scenarios.  Learning how to draft water out of our portable pools is a must when you become a firefighter in Carver.  Firefighters also practiced hose packing and deploying techniques, selecting correct nozzles streams and...

Recruit Training Class #16 – Pumps and Hose Practical (Photo’s by Retried Firefighter, Rick Leopardi) - March 14, 2020

Our Recruit Trainers go above and beyond in teaching our newest Firefighters proper fire pump and Fire Hoses and Stream operations. Firefighters got a chance to operate our new front line Engines, a Brush Breaker and a Tanker, pumping and practicing hose techniques in realistic operational scenarios.  Learning how to draft water out of our portable pools is a must when you become a firefighter in Carver.  Firefighters also practiced hose packing and deploying techniques, selecting correct nozzles streams and...

Permit Fire extending to a Structure – Old Federal Road - March 8, 2020

Fire Company’s 1, 2 and 3 were dispatched to a reported permit fire that had extended to a rear deck and house.  Before the arrival of the engine Company’s, Firefighters that lived nearby assisted the homeowner with pressurized water extinguishers, making a quick knock down of the fire and saving the structure.  There was only minimal damage to both the home and deck.  (Photo’s by Retired Firefighter, Steve Blanchard)

Recruit Training Class #11 – Ladders/Ventilation Practicals (Photo’s by Firefighter Steve Falconer) - February 29, 2020

Recruit Training Class #11 was Ladders and Ventilation (practical).  During this practical course our new Firefighters are taught different ladder raises and carries by our experienced group of Recruit Trainers.  The class is then split into two groups, with half practicing ladders and the other half concentrating on hydraulic, mechanical, and roof ventilation using our training building and one of the roof cut props. What a tremendous value to being able to have our new Firefighters practice real life scenarios...

Recruit Training Class #11 – Ladders/Ventilation Practicals (Photos by Retired Firefighter Steve Blanchard) - February 29, 2020

Recruit Training Class #11 was Ladders and Ventilation (practical).  During this practical course our new Firefighters are taught different ladder raises and carries by our experienced group of Recruit Trainers.  The class is then split into two groups, with half practicing ladders and the other half concentrating on hydraulic, mechanical, and roof ventilation using our training building and one of the roof cut props. What a tremendous value to being able to have our new Firefighters practice real life scenarios...

Structure Fire – North Main Street (Photo’s by Firefighter Steve Falconer, Assistant Deputy Boyle, Tyler Sampson and Garret Forbes) - February 28, 2020

At 4:18pm, Fire Company’s 1, 2 and 3 responded to a reported House Fire on North Main Street.  On arrival, heavy Fire was reported from a 1 ½ residential home with one person self-evacuated and in distress and reporting up to 5 more occupants trapped inside.  Chief Officers and arriving Engine Companies quickly went into a rescue mode of operation, quickly knocking down the main fire, while conducting a primary search of the residence.  As additional Engine Company’s arrived, secondary...

Structure Fire – North Main Street (Photo’s by Retired Fire Chief, Bill Harriman) - February 28, 2020

At 4:18pm, Fire Company’s 1, 2 and 3 responded to a reported House Fire on North Main Street.  On arrival, heavy Fire was reported from a 1 ½ residential home with one person self-evacuated and in distress and reporting up to 5 more occupants trapped inside.  Chief Officers and arriving Engine Companies quickly went into a rescue mode of operation, quickly knocking down the main fire, while conducting a primary search of the residence.  As additional Engine Company’s arrived, secondary...

Multi-vehicle Fire – Copper Lantern Lane - February 26, 2020

Fire Company's 1 and 3 were dispatched to a reported Car Fire off of Copper Lantern Lane in our District 3.  On arrival, multiple vehicles were on fire with possible extension into a condo unit.  Company 3 Firefighters made a great stop containing the fire to the vehicles with some melting of siding on the condo unit.  Crews from Engine 1 assisted with manpower and water supply.  The Fire is currently under investigation through Carver PD and the Fire Marshall's Office. ...

Small Brush Fire – Cross Street - February 19, 2020

Company’s 1 and 3 were dispatched to a brush fire off of Cross Street in our District 1.  A small rekindled permit fire had reignited and was quickly extinguished by crews on Brush Breaker 27.  During the extinguishment the wind suddenly shifted and gave photographer, Deputy Germaine a couple cool shots looking like Breaker 27 was actually on fire, just drift smoke though… (Photo’s by Deputy Eric Germaine)

Recruit Training Class #5 – PPE / SCBA Classroom (Photo’s by Retired Firefighter, Steve Blanchard) - February 13, 2020

Our new Firefighters reviewed Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in class this week.  Firefighters got familiar with weekly SCBA checks and learned the do’s and don’ts of their PPE gear.  Next class (Outdoor Practical) they will use their knowledge in the field, as live search and rescue practical scenarios will be conducted in our new Training Facility. (Photo’s by Retired Firefighter Steve Blanchard)

Recruit Training Class #5 – PPE / SCBA Classroom (Photo’s by Firefighter, Steve Falconer) - February 13, 2020

Our new Firefighters reviewed Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in class this week.  Firefighters got familiar with weekly SCBA checks and learned the do’s and don’ts of their PPE gear.  Next class (Outdoor Practical) they will use their knowledge in the field, as live search and rescue practical scenarios will be conducted in our new Training Facility. (Photo’s by Retired Firefighter, Steve Falconer)

Company 1 Hovercraft Drill – Sampson’s Pond - February 2, 2020

Company 1 practiced winter ice procedures at their Sunday Drill.  Even though the weather is not producing much ice, CFD Firefighters must stay proficient in proper use of their Ice Rescue Suits, practicing with our Ice Rescue Hovercraft and knowing how to work with divers from the CFD Dive Team.  Company 1 Firefighters also start each training session with a quiz administered by the Company Officers. (Photo’s by Retried Firefighter Steve Blanchard)

Recruit Training Class #1 – Orientation/Accountability Photo’s/PPE Gear Sizing - February 1, 2020

Our 2020 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 spent about an hour on a Recruit Training Orientation followed by having their Accountability photograph taken and then were sized for their Structural...