Category Archives: Training

Saturday Truck 28 Work Detail

On Saturday, several members gathered to perform some necessary maintenance on Truck 28.  Members used several pressure washers to degrease the extendable boom and then re-grease it.  This is no small task but is necessary to keep the apparatus functioning … Continue reading

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The Learning Never Stops at the Downtown Station

Recently, several members of the Washies completed the necessary requirements to receive their State and National Firefighter Certifications.  This training includes numerous hours of classes covering basic first aid, hazardous materials training, as well as having to complete the 148 … Continue reading

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5 New Interior Certified Firefighters

The members of the Washington Fire Company would like to congratulate 5 members for passing their Interior Firefighter course today at HACC.  This training covers 148 hours of extensive training giving them basic training needed to be an interior firefighter. … Continue reading

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Another Washie Earns Firefighter I Certification

After many months of studying and hard work, firefighter Alex Goldman successfully passed both the written and practical tests to earn his Firefighter I certification.  A big congratulations from all the Washies!!  Hard work and dedication pay off…..

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4 Members Pass Firefighter I Certification Testing

The men and women of the Washington Fire Co. would like to congratulate Captain Koni Hench, Lieutenant Chris Bixler, Firefighter Cole Wertz, and Firefighter Elisabeth Neff for successfully completing their Firefighter I Certification Course.  This course consists of both a … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night Training

This weeks training saw the Washies with a unique opportunity.  With upcoming building renovations on the Navy Base, we were provided the chance to practice our skills on a structure scheduled for demolition.  The crews were split into 2 main … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night Training w/ Co. 27

       The members of the Washington Fire Co. and the Citezen’s Fire & Rescue Co. got together on Tuesday evening and took advantadge of the warmer weater to conduct a joint training.  Crews worked on hose line advancement. … Continue reading

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4/2/13 Training in Hampden

On Tuesday, crews loaded up and went to Hampden Township to drill on a strip mall that is being torn down. Crews took turns running lines, trenching the roof, breaking through walls and working with other departments. Company 28 got … Continue reading

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