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Hands-on fire extinguisher training/presentation

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  • Hands-on fire extinguisher training/presentation

    Afternoon all,

    My fire department is looking into getting a hands-on fire extinguisher training system, something like the BullEx ITS live fire system. You can see the BullEx system here if you're interested: https://youtu.be/tS4khYXPxsc


    With a training system like this, we plan on offering interactive extinguisher training to our school staff, local firefighters, businesses, the public, etc. Just wondering if anyone has used a similar system and how they've offered a training like this this. If so, I have some questions below and would like to hear from you:

    Did you give a presentation (PowerPoint or otherwise) to accompany the hands-on portion?
    If so, can you share your presentation?
    How long (minutes) was the presentation part vs the actual hands-on part?
    Did you give a presentation inside and then move outside to the actual demo?
    Did you give a small discussion right at the location where the demo was held?
    Any suggestions, advice or best practices to follow?

    Thanks much in advance!!


  • #2
    We have a bull ex and also sometimes still do live burns

    We tailor it to the group. No power point, do have hand outs


    I think the bull ex is nice, if you have to do in door.

    I know the burns are messy, but to me seem to get more out of it.

    If you are around a Firehouse sub shop, we got our total funding through them.




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    • #3
      Thanks for the reply Fire5555. Using some private grant money and local donations, we ended up getting the BullEx ITS Live Fire extinguisher training system. It arrived last week and we tried it during our weekly drill. My guys really liked it. We plan on doing some more training in-house in the next few weeks. I've also been in touch with some local churches and our school about providing training.

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      • #4
        Check with any place that has nurses, sometimes they are required to have annual training.

        If you have any lowes or hd, or any big manufactures.

        Have fun, keep your battery charged

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