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OC FOOLS 8-Hour H.O.T: Truck Essentials

June 18, 2023 @ 08:00 - 16:00


Presented by: William Holt

Location: TBD

This truck essentials class will be focused on basic truck work. The HOT skills performed will be geared towards both residential and commercial fires. The goal of this class it to provide a fundamental basis for the students to build upon for their fire ground operations. Whether you are a fully staffed fire department or a volunteer department the skills we will go over are going to help you bolster your truck culture.


1. FE

• Conventional 1 and 2 person forces

• Saws

• Garage door

• High security


2. Vent

• Flat roofs

• Pitched roofs

• OV

• Coordinated vent


3. Search

• Residential

• Commercial


4. Ladders

• 1/2 person

• Limited space

• Overhead obstructions

• Limited staffing


5. Aerial Positioning

• We will take the first 1.5-2 hours of the class to teach Truck placement on residential/commercial fires.

Please note that for all H.O.T. classes you will need to bring your complete PPE (Coat, Pants and Boots, Helmet, Gloves and Hood). The OC FOOLS are sponsored by SCOTT SCBA however, if you have a particular brand of SCBA you can bring it with you and we suggest a spare cylinder.  Lunch is provided by the OC FOOLS each day of the event.  Everything else will be provided to you.


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June 18, 2023
08:00 - 16:00
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Ocean City Convention Center
4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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