Training

Symposium Fall 2019

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Thank you, Chief Michael Calderazzo City of Boulder Colorado, Fire Department

And the City of Boulder Firefighters who volunteer their time and expertise to help other firefighters

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Driving and Pumping class

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Thank you, Santa Barbara / Puerto Vallarta Sister City’s Committee

There was plenty of delicious food during the November IFTA train the trainer instructors workshop, engine pumping/driving/hydraulics training and wildland firefighting and safety symposium.
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Classroom Instruction

Training symposium participants were divided into groups, and attended specific, specialized classroom instruction before the hands-on training portion.
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ARRIVALS & CHECK IN NOVEMBER 2019

Over 60 firefighters and emergency responders from 7 fire departments throughout Jalisco arrive to the training symposium. Participants get checked in at the city of Puerto Vallarta’s main fire station and emergency operations center.
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Symposium 2019

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Planning & arrivals 2019

The staff and students arrive to Puerto Vallarta 

The students from eight different fire departments arrive to the City’s main fire station for check in, personnel gear safety check, pre-symposium vitals documentation coffee and informational meeting.

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Day 1 training

Students are divided into four different working groups and start the classroom portion of the training, then move to the entrapment maze and vehicle extrication stations.  

Fire Theory / Transitional Fire Attack

Firefighter entrapment / Search & Rescue / RIC

Vehicle Extrication

SCBA / ERAS

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Day 2 

All classes are held at the Andalon Fire Training Camp

Vehicle Extrication

RIC / Smoke room

RIC / Smoke tower

Patient Packaging 

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Language/Idioma