Roland Dykes highlights the importance of physical fitness for your own safety as well as for your fellow firefighters. Future Firefighters is a volunteer service organization that provides opportunities for the development of potential firefighters, including scholarships. Future Firefighters is
The best defense against a fire is to prevent a fire from starting in the first place. In this brief video, retired LA County Fire Captain, Ralph Ortiz, briefly introduces the importance of fire safety inspections of local structures to
Roland Dykes advises Future Firefighters about the realities of meal preparation at the fire station.
The “Fire Diamond” or “NFPA 704” refers to signs posted at locations that contain hazardous materials. The purpose of the signs are to alert emergency personnel to the risks posed by the materials.
What Does the Star of Life Mean? The Star of Life is a blue, six-pointed star, internationally known as a symbol that represents Emergency Medical Services (EMS). The six branches of the star are symbols of the six main tasks
A fire burns due to the presence of three elements. Learn about the “Fire Triangle.” The aim of firefighting is to deprive the fire of at least one of the elements that causes it.
There are three goals to firefighting. Do you know all of them? Do you know their priorities relative to each other?
Retired LA County Fire Captain, Raphael Ortiz, highlights a few expectations for new firefighters in the fire station.
Future Firefighters Founder, Roland Dykes, speaks about one of the most fundamental responsibilities of an on-duty firefighter at the fire station.
In this two minute video, a High School student asks firefighter, Matt Brock, about activities that youth could be involved with now that would be beneficial to getting hired later by the fire department.