Firefighter Training at TFC

Pump Ops

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Learn how to operate the water pump(s) on any apparatus. 

Roll-In Drills

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Simulate real-life emergency situations, called a "Roll-in Drill".

MVA Extrication

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Stabilize the vehicle safety, learn how to operate heavy rescue tools, and extricate a victim while keeping them and yourself safe.

SCBA Training

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TFC Interior Firefighters must re-certify yearly to continue SCBA usage.  TFC offers this training bi-annually. 

Rope Rescue Training

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The Trumansburg Fire District is full of gorges, hiking trails and otherwise difficult "rescue" areas. We train multiple times a year to be ready for such an incident. 

Aerial Ladder Ops

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Some emergencies call for use of the biggest, baddest ladder we have. Learn how to operate and maneuver the aerial ladder on apparatus 1831.

Trumansburg Fire News

Training for Ice Water Rescue

Ice Water Rescue, Training, Trumansburg, Firefighters, Tactical Rescue

Trumansburg Volunteer Firefighters participated in Ice Rescue training this week! Read the article below to get acquainted with what it means to work an emergency with ice water!


 Proper training, equipment, technique and awareness can reduce the dangers of ice rescues.


 In water rescue, there is a universally accepted rescue sequence: self rescue, reach, throw, row and go.  A "go" rescue is the point in which the rescuer physically goes after and retrieves the victim. Before committing to this decision, every rescuer should follow a checklist. Additionally,  rescuers should be qualified and trained to perform the task they are preparing to undertake. READ MORE...