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Training

The Neenah-Menasha Fire Rescue Training Division is responsible for the training needs of all employees. The Training Division is headed by Assistant Chief Mike Sipin. Basic responsibilities include entry-level recruit training, continuing education and training of personnel, research of new techniques and equipment, and program development. Specific tasks included within the training responsibilities are:
• Basic and advanced firefighting skills
• Driver/Engineer skills
• Company officer development
• Career development
• Technical rescue (rope, confined space, trench, collapse, water/ice, and dive)
• Curriculum development
• EMS training coordination
• Vehicle extrication
• Training to other City of Neenah and Menasha employees (fire extinguishers, emergency management functions, etc).
Training tasks are accomplished through a variety of mediums including traditional classroom delivery, video conferencing, on-site practical methods, and scenario-based evolutions. Department members are empowered to assist in the development and delivery of training through their level of knowledge, skills, and experience.

 

This teaches the firefighter how to search during a fire when you can't see.

This teaches the firefighter how to search during a fire when you can’t see.

Water flow training with our new aerial.

Water flow training with our new aerial.

Husky airboat training.

Husky airboat training.

Extrication training.

Extrication training.

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