Stonewall Jackson Volunteer Fire Department

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Proudly Serving Prince William County Since 1971
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EMS Agility Test

Purpose

To ensure our EMS personnel are physically fit and capable of doing the activities associated with patient care.  This test will put the provider through several tasks to verify body strength and cardiovascular conditioning.  The provider will have thirteen (13) minutes to complete the course in helmet, boots and utility gloves.

Requirements

  • Fire Agility Test supersedes the EMS Agility Test
  • Helmet
  • Steel toe boots
  • Utility or firefighter gloves
  • Provider shall complete all tasks in thirteen (13) minutes
Testing
  • Stair Climb
    • Provider will wear helmet, boots and gloves (utility gloves acceptable).
    • Provider will pick up aid bag and oxygen bag from first step into tower and carry to top of tower.
  • Hose Raise
    • Once the firefighter reaches the balcony level, the firefighter will raise a one section of 2 ½ - inch hose, in a donut roll, using a rope to the top of the balcony and place it on the balcony.
  • Reeves Stretcher
    • The provider with the assistance of the preceptor will then go to the second floor landing and pick up the head end of the stretcher with the torso Rescue Randy carry it to the second out ambulance bay and place it on the stretcher.
  • Stretcher Load
    • After Rescue Randy has been loaded on the stretcher, the provider will be at the foot end of the stretcher and the preceptor will move to the head end.
    • Next they will roll it to the ambulance, with the air ride already down, and load the stretcher into the unit.
  • CPR
    • After the stretcher load, the provider will come back to the second out ambulance bay and perform CPR on the ALS or CPR mannequin, while the mannequin is on a backboard on the bay floor, for five (5) minutes.

Fire Physical Agility Test 

Purpose

To ensure our firefighters are physically fit and capable of doing the activities associated with fire fighting.  This test will put the firefighter through several tasks to verify body strength and cardiovascular conditioning.  The firefighter will have eight (8) minutes to complete the course and must finish on one bottle of air (MSA Stealth Pack).

Requirements 

 

-         Full personal protective gear is to be worn.  Nomex hood, structural fire rate boots, bunker pants, bunker coat, gloves (utility gloves acceptable), and helmet are required.

-         Firefighter shall don a SCBA and breathing air prior to start of the test.

-         Firefighter shall complete all tasks in eight (8) minutes on one bottle of air.

Testing 

1)     Stair Climb

-          Firefighter shall be in full turn out gear and breathing air.

-          Firefighter shall pick up 4-inch hose high rise pack from first step in the tower stair well.

-          Firefighter shall climb the tower steps with the high rise pack, dropping the hose on the balcony level.

2)     Hose Raise

-          Once the firefighter reaches the balcony level, the firefighter will raise a one section of 2 ½ - inch hose, in a donut roll, using a rope to the top of the balcony and place it on the balcony.

3)     Keiser Sled

-          The firefighter will then come back down the stairs to outside of the hose tower where the Keiser Sled will be positioned.

-          The firefighter will take the sledgehammer and move the weight to the other end.  The task is complete when the weight is at the other end.

4)     Hose Drag and Water Flow

-          After the sled the firefighter will pick up a charged (60 psi) 1 ¾ - hose line (Combat Hose) with a smooth bore nozzle and drag it fifty (50) feet.

-          After the firefighter has crossed the 50-foot line, the firefighter will open the bail and hold the hose for thirty (30) seconds.

5)     Victim Drag

-         After the hose drag the firefighter will move to the victim drag.

-         The firefighter must drag the victim one hundred (100) feet, by lifting it or by using webbing or a rope.

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