Photos: Firefighter Training

Sun Peaks Fire Rescue took advantage of the slower pace of the shoulder season to offer training to the volunteer members. Check out some snapshots of the training below and read about it in the next issue of SPIN coming out on Friday.

1. Emergency Medical Responder Course

Connor Morrison (left) and Mick Sandy (right) practice moving patient Mat Claydon onto a spinal board.

2. Emergency Medical Responder Course

Gemma Harris (left) and Emily Perrins (right) practice a standing take down with patient Kyle Labonte..

3. Emergency Medical Responder Course

(Left to right) Kevan Ramsden, instructor Stew Howell and Ross Mcleod work on acting patient Jacob Hanson.

4. Emergency Medical Responder Course

Mick Sandy, Kevan Ramsden and Connor Morrison simulate removing a patient from in a sitting position.

5. Emergency Medical Responder Course

Kyle Labonte supports patient Gemma Harris’ head while Emily Perrins adjusts the neck brace.

6. Emergency Medical Responder Course

Mick Sandy and Connor Morrison lower Emily Perrins from a standing position under the watchful eye of instructor Stew Howell.

7. Work Experience Program

Introducing the 2016 WEP members Kyle Labonte (left), Mat Claydon (middle) and Kevan Ramsden (right) who will train with SPFR for six months.

8. Emergency Vehicle Operator Course

Kevan Ramsden drives the fire truck under the watchful eye of Joss Advocaat.

9. Emergency Vehicle Operator Course

Captain Dean Schiavon mans the radio during a communication exercise.

10. Emergency Vehicle Operator Course

Kevan Ramsden watches the controls as water begins to flow.

11. Emergency Vehicle Operator Course

Mat Claydon (left) and Kevan Ramsden (right) send water flying into the Bento’s Day Lodge parking lot.

12. Emergency Vehicle Operator Course

Joss Advocaat mans the hose during training.

13. Emergency Vehicle Operator Course

Kevan Ramsden soaks himself and those around him while testing the different hose settings.

 

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