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Ropes & Knots and Glucometry Drill for 09/10/18
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By Vista Fire Department
September 12, 2018

This week's Monday Night Drill was a "Ropes & Knots" drill for our Firefighters and a "Glucometry" drill for our EMTs.

The "Ropes & Knots" drill had our Firefighters reviewing how to do several knots such as Figure 8, Figure 8 on a bight, Figure 8 on a bend, clove hitch, half hitch, safety knot, becket bend, sheet bend and the hasty harness. They also practiced hoisting tools and equipment using the knots they were taught earlier in the night.

The "Glucometry" drill had our EMS personnel going over how to properly use the glucometer on a patient during a call. EMS personnel reviewed our glucometry protocol and practiced taking glucometer readings on a patient during medical treatment.

If you are interested in being part of our team at the Vista FD, visit us any Monday night from 6:30pm - 9:30pm or click the "Become a Member" tab at VistaFD.org for more details!

Foreman Karen Lilly going over the glucometers
Foreman Karen Lilly going over the glucometers
Foreman Karen Lilly going over the glucometers
Foreman Karen Lilly going over the glucometers
 
Foreman Karen Lilly going over the glucometers
Foreman Karen Lilly going over the glucometers
Foreman Karen Lilly going over the glucometers
Foreman Karen Lilly going over the glucometers
 
Lt. Wilmer Cervantes practicing how to use the glucometers
Lt. Wilmer Cervantes practicing how to use the glucometers
Lt. Wilmer Cervantes practicing how to use the glucometers
Lt. Wilmer Cervantes practicing how to use the glucometers
 
Foreman Dan Castelhano practicing how to use the glucometers
Foreman Dan Castelhano practicing how to use the glucometers
Asst. Chief Mike Peck going over ropes & knots with our Firefighters
Asst. Chief Mike Peck going over ropes & knots with our Firefighters
 
Asst. Chief Mike Peck going over ropes & knots with our Firefighters
Asst. Chief Mike Peck going over ropes & knots with our Firefighters
Lt. Phil Katz practicing ropes and knots techniques
Lt. Phil Katz practicing ropes and knots techniques
 
Foreman Adam Bartley and Foreman Mike Canil practicing ropes & knots techniques
Foreman Adam Bartley and Foreman Mike Canil practicing ropes & knots techniques
Asst. Chief Mike Peck going over ropes & knots with our Firefighters
Asst. Chief Mike Peck going over ropes & knots with our Firefighters
 
Lt. Phil Katz practicing ropes and knots techniques
Lt. Phil Katz practicing ropes and knots techniques
Asst. Chief Mike Peck going over ropes & knots with our Firefighters
Asst. Chief Mike Peck going over ropes & knots with our Firefighters
 
Lt. Phil Katz and FF Dom Mangone practicing ropes & knots techniques
Lt. Phil Katz and FF Dom Mangone practicing ropes & knots techniques
 

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