Category - Training

Testing skills: Mass casualty training

Firecall looks back on a Dublin Fire Brigade mass casualty training exercise held last July, with trainee paramedics responding to a simulated large-scale terrorist attack in...

Syria to Swords

Above: Joanne Doyle with crew members in Swords. Defence Forces NCO Joanne Doyle spent a year working with Dublin Fire Brigade as part of her postgraduate advanced paramedic...

A tall order

Above: D/O John Rush Conor Forrest caught up with D/O John Rush to discover more about the brigade’s new hydraulic platform. Firefighting rescues and operations involving tall or...

The future is electric

With the number of electric vehicles set to increase on Irish roads in the coming years, Dublin Fire Brigade is training recruits to deal with potential incidents, writes Conor...

CISM

CISM: Learning from the best

Adrian O’Grady, Dublin Fire Brigade’s critical incident stress management team coordinator, recently travelled to attend and take lessons from the 2017 International Critical Incident...

The next step: DFB’s new sub officers

Pictured are the 50 sub officers who graduated in May, along with the team of instructors led by D/O Robert Tierney Among the latest graduates from the O’Brien Training Institute are...

Firefighting on high

A team from Dublin Fire Brigade has been working hard on updating and developing the brigade’s high rise firefighting plan, coordinated by District Officer John Chubb.  When you...

On parade: Recruit Class 1/2017

Class 1/2017 successfully completed their training programme at the end of May. The passout parade is organised as a graduation ceremony for the recruits and their families and...