England Airpark Fire Department

England Airpark Fire Department ARFF, Structural, Rescue, and EMS. Serving the England Airpark 365 days a year.

Top Your Potential
06/15/2020

Top Your Potential

06/07/2020
Fully Involved

Fully Involved

Why do we preach the
360 size up in the fire service?

Because failure to see all sides can get people hurt.

The Slow House Rules
06/04/2020

The Slow House Rules

How do we navigate through such turbulent and uncertain times? Hold ourselves accountable to the level of expectations we have for so many others in regards to personal conduct, ethics, morality, and understanding. If we were as stringent and critical of ourselves as we are with others, what a world it would be.

Don’t forget to love others today, just as we love ourselves.

The Slow House Rules
05/30/2020

The Slow House Rules

If we want to make positive changes in our department, we must exemplify the changes we want to see. For others to follow our lead, we first have to show them the way. The same can be said for life as well.

05/25/2020
Train Your Probie
05/23/2020

Train Your Probie

You can only front for so long until they realize what you are all about.

05/19/2020

Update: We still have a number of open spots for this class. Please contact soon to reserve a chance to further your fire, or EMS career. Registration will close Sat May 23rd. Class will begin Wednesday, May 20, @ 1800 (6pm)

England Airpark FD will be hosting a EMT Basic class beginning May 18th, 2020. Currently, we are looking at different options and facilities here on the Airpark where we can hold class, but still adhere to any local directives concerning COVID-19. This class will be held thurs, fri nights from 1800-2200; and either sat or sun 0800-1700. This class will follow strict attendance, and pass rate policies; as well as grooming & hygiene. All students will be checked in by roster, and wellness prior to each class.
Instructor
Melissa Morningstar
1200.00 fee (can be made in payments)
Brady pre-hospital care 11th edition
Workbook associated (preferred)

Any other questions, please contact Capt. John Evans, or FF Victor Beaudoin @ 318-448-5321.

Train Your Probie
05/17/2020

Train Your Probie

Best Job In The World.

Photo:@streydrew

Passionate Penny Pincher
05/09/2020

Passionate Penny Pincher

photo credit: BrightVibes

Sunday, sunday, sunday......A shift style.
05/04/2020

Sunday, sunday, sunday......A shift style.

The Fireman's Fireman
05/03/2020

The Fireman's Fireman

It has been said many times in many ways... Most of the work is done by the few not the many...

Out of every 50 "firefighters", 5 shouldn't even be there, 30 are just seat fillers, 14 are the real firefighters, and we are lucky to have them, for they make the scene. Ah, but there is one, one is a Fireman's Fireman, he will bring the others back, he will make the grab, he will make the push, he will not make excuses, he will make the difference... Be the one...

Doing the right thing and stepping up may not always be the popular option but it is the necessary one... In order to relieve the burden on the other doers, the doer must do... Doing the right thing is still the right thing regardless of the opinions of the spectators...

BE THE ONE
BE THE FIREMAN'S FIREMAN 🔥

👍➡️

Governor John Bel Edwards
05/01/2020

Governor John Bel Edwards

What's new about the Stay at Home order that begins today?

🍽️ Restaurants can have outdoor seating with no table-side service
😷 All employees of any business who deal with the public must wear masks
🚗 Shopping malls can open for curbside retail

#lagov

True statement......
04/25/2020

True statement......

Nobody Fights Alone
04/22/2020

Nobody Fights Alone

04/02/2020
Message!!!!!
03/28/2020

Message!!!!!

Friends as we continue to deal with the growing Covid crisis locally, your Wichita Falls Professional Firefighters would like to encourage you to continue to practice social distancing.

Officials from the federal level all the way down to the local city and county officials, have asked that you stay home unless you absolutely have to. We all want to have things back to normal, but until we ALL stay home this will continue.

It really is this simple, just stay home.

Be safe.......
03/22/2020

Be safe.......

'Stay at Home' order takes affect tomorrow afternoon, y'all... #coronavirus

England Airpark/Alexandria International Airport
03/21/2020

England Airpark/Alexandria International Airport

Alexandria International Airport to limit public access to James L. Meyer Commercial Terminal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Sheri Scallan
(318) 427-6462
[email protected]

ALEXANDRIA, LA – March, 20, 2020 - Effective at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 20, 2020, Alexandria International Airport (AEX) will limit access to the James L. Meyer Commercial Terminal to airline passengers, rental car customers and employees.

Passengers may still be dropped off and picked up curbside, but non-ticketed passengers will not be permitted into the terminal building. AEX staff will be on-site to help any passenger needing assistance.

“We want to do our part to prevent the spread of COVID-19,” stated Executive Director Sandra McQuain. “Our intent is to limit the number of persons the traveling public and our employees encounter while inside our terminal.

Currently, all three airlines – Delta, American and United, along with our rental car partners – Avis, Budget, Hertz and National are operational and continue to provide services to their customers. Tailwind, the airport’s restaurant, is also providing grab-and-go meals from its counter.

In addition to limiting terminal access, AEX has increased its cleaning and sanitation efforts throughout the terminal and especially in high traffic, high-touch areas.

More information regarding England Airpark and the Alexandria International Airport can be found at www.englandairpark.org and www.flyaex.org.

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Big thanks to Mrs. Lexi Rainer for her hard work designing, and printing our shirts for St. Patrick's day.
03/16/2020

Big thanks to Mrs. Lexi Rainer for her hard work designing, and printing our shirts for St. Patrick's day.

Getting in some good snozzle ops training today......Excellent job FF/EMT Frietch.
03/15/2020

Getting in some good snozzle ops training today......Excellent job FF/EMT Frietch.

03/13/2020
International Association of Fire Fighters

International Association of Fire Fighters

Help protect our fire fighters and paramedics against #coronavirus. When calling 9-1-1, tell the dispatcher/call taker if you or anyone with you has flu-like symptoms.

Sponsored by the IAFF Financial Corporation
www.iaff-fc.com

Will continue to follow this.....
03/13/2020

Will continue to follow this.....

Train Your Probie
03/06/2020

Train Your Probie

IF YOU ARE THE ONE THAT REQUIRES HELP...
.
Calling a MAYDAY should be viewed as a request for help in saving ourselves. There are no rules in saving ourselves but here are some guidelines:
.
ACTIVATE PASS- be sure PASS alarm is not muffled.

LOCATE a hoseline and remember the male coupling is toward the water source and the female toward the nozzle. Smooth Bump Bump to the Pump.

TURN on hand light and point it upward if the smoke is light or along the floor if the smoke is heavier.

STAY with your crew. It becomes much more difficult to find many individuals then one group.

MAKE tapping noises with your tool against the floor, wall, etc. Anything to help draw attention to yourself and allow rescuers to find you quicker.

AVOID the fire for as long as possible. If you can't find an exit, find safe refuge.

BREACH floors to get below fire if necessary.

KEEP rescuers aware of your potential location.

INCREASE radio volume to full. Turn PASS alarm off when transmitting on the radio.

STAY calm, this way you will be able to commit to actions that will help save your life.

CONSERVE air with the proper breathing technique.

LOGICALLY retrace your thoughts, steps, proccesses and actions.

FIND an exterior wall. Move along it and describe it. Expansion joints in a cement floor will always lead to a wall. This way you are not moving in circles in the middle of a large floor.

UTILIZE windows for escape.

FOCUS on what you KNOW and not on what you SENSE.

SELF-TALK in a positive attitude.

STAY low, move slowly, minimizing mistakes and air usage.

FOCUS on what is important to know, not what would be "nice" to know. For example, losing the sense of time is disturbing but not vital if you can trust your SCBA gauges.

TALK to IC and RIT command until you are located.

MAKE SURE TO INFORM COMMAND IF YOU ARE ABLE TO SELF RESCUE AND HAVE EXITED THE BUILDING!

Fully Involved
03/03/2020

Fully Involved

🤫 Do your job....Treat people right....Give all out effort....Have an all in attitude 🤫

Fire Protection Humor
03/03/2020

Fire Protection Humor

Common...don’t be THAT guy!

~ Fireman Sam

Practice for annual PAT. Great job A shift.....
02/29/2020

Practice for annual PAT. Great job A shift.....

02/29/2020

FF/ EMR Hawkins practice for the yearly PAT. Great job A shift....

02/27/2020
Technical Rescued

Learn it, use it, teach it.......you may need it.

BOWLiNE - overhand flip method
here comes another quick version to tie the KiNG of the knots.

Training is only one part of our job. Gotta put in work also...keep it up guys..........#leadbyexample
02/25/2020

Training is only one part of our job. Gotta put in work also...keep it up guys..........#leadbyexample

B shift fire training at LSU FETI.
02/22/2020

B shift fire training at LSU FETI.

Please welcome FF Eubanks & FF Rushing to the Airpark family.
02/18/2020

Please welcome FF Eubanks & FF Rushing to the Airpark family.

Please stay vigilant, and lock your doors. If you see any suspicious activity, contact Rapides parish sheriff's office.
02/18/2020

Please stay vigilant, and lock your doors. If you see any suspicious activity, contact Rapides parish sheriff's office.

Address

1329 Billy Mitchell Blvd.
Alexandria, LA
71303

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