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Hose Test 5/30/15

Posted on: May 30th, 2015 by Ben

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Once a year all the hoses must be tested. The crew is reloading hose back onto engine 6 after testing, Please see training tab for more pictures.

 

Training 5/16/2015

Posted on: May 16th, 2015 by Ben

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On May 16, 2015 members of the Antioch Volunteer Fire Department took part in a training exercise in full turnout gear with SCBA (self contained breathing appliance). The exercise consisted of moving a charged attack line 150 feet, raising a 20 ft extension ladder, moving a dummy 30 feet, and crawling under a garage door. The purpose of the exercise was for the fire fighter to learn how to control his usage of air from the SCBA. Please see more pictures under training tab.

KIA Donated A Vehicle For Training

Posted on: January 31st, 2015 by Ben

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Antioch Volunteer Fire Department practiced extinguishing car fires on a SUV that Kia donated to the department for training. Please see additional pictures under training tab.

 

KIA Donates Vehicle for Training

Posted on: December 13th, 2014 by Ben 1 Comment

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KIA donated a SUV to the Antioch Volunteer Fire Department to train on. Members are practicing forceable entry into the engine compartment. Please see more pictures under the training tab.

Bikers Support the Harris Volunteer Fire Departments

Posted on: October 20th, 2014 by Ben

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The Harris County Chamber had the first annual Wheels O’Fire motor bike ride to show support of the Harris County Volunteer Fire Departments.

The ride took place on October 25 from 9-3. The ride terminated at the Cataula VFW.

Please see event tab for additional pictures.