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Monthly Briefings

OCFA produces a monthly recap of what is happening in the department and in our communities.

  1. OCFA's April 2016 Monthly Briefing

    We bring you highlights of Window Survival Techniques; Battalion 6 Chief Pokey Sanchez and Training & Safety Chief Dennis Gomez review the lessons learned and add a simulation portion while discussing the sushi restaurant fire in Mission Viejo; and Engine 63 Fire Captain Aaron Creager and Division 7 Chief Dave Steffen discuss Aaron's decision to call for a rescue exception on a recent fire. All this plus the latest from Academy 42!

    Links to other videos:

    vimeopro.com/ocfa/ocfa-newsletter-operation-segments

    vimeopro.com/ocfa/ocfa-monthly-briefings-featured-segments

    vimeopro.com/ocfa/ocfa-newsletter-chiefs-report

  2. OCFA's March 2016 Monthly Briefing

    There are highlights from the recent Elevator Operations class; lessons learned and scenarios presented from Battalion 8's warehouse fire; and IT reviews ways to avoid getting attacked by a computer virus. All this plus we review the radio interoperability with LACoFD.

    Links to other videos:

    vimeopro.com/ocfa/ocfa-newsletter-operation-segments

    vimeopro.com/ocfa/ocfa-monthly-briefings-featured-segments

    vimeopro.com/ocfa/ocfa-newsletter-chiefs-report

  3. OCFA's February 2016 Monthly Briefing

    We bring you highlights from the Tactical Building Construction class; Battalion 8 Chief Kenny Dossey reviews the lessons learned and adds a simulation portion while discussing the Battalion 8 Drill in Buena Park; and we introduce our Organizational Development and Training team. All this, plus the latest on Academy 42!

    Links to other videos:

    vimeopro.com/ocfa/ocfa-newsletter-operation-segments

    vimeopro.com/ocfa/ocfa-monthly-briefings-featured-segments

    vimeopro.com/ocfa/ocfa-newsletter-chiefs-report

  4. OCFA's January 2016 Monthly Briefing

    Highlights from the Forcible Entry class; Battalion 7 Chief Ken Harrison reviews the lessons learned from the Cypress swift water rescue incident; and we introduce our new Decision Support Meteorologist Pete Curran. All this, plus Chief Bowman talks about recent changes in the organization.

    Links to other videos:

    vimeopro.com/ocfa/ocfa-newsletter-operation-segments

    vimeopro.com/ocfa/ocfa-monthly-briefings-featured-segments

    vimeopro.com/ocfa/ocfa-newsletter-chiefs-report

  5. OCFA's December 2015 Monthly Briefing

    Battalion 9 Chief Jim Henery reviews the lessons learned from the Santa Ana recycling plant fire; 38 recruits graduate from Career Firefighter Academy 41; and Battalion Chief Bill Lockhart introduces the trial study for the video laryngoscope. All this plus we meet the new WEFIT Coordinator!

    Links to other videos:

    vimeopro.com/ocfa/ocfa-newsletter-operation-segments

    vimeopro.com/ocfa/ocfa-monthly-briefings-featured-segments

    vimeopro.com/ocfa/ocfa-newsletter-chiefs-report

  6. OCFA's November 2015 Monthly Briefing

    Assistant Chief of Support Services Mike Schroeder introduces us to Pulsepoint; Fire Captain Bill Valdez talks us through a refresher on fire station 33 procedures; and our Clerk of the Authority Sherry Wentz goes over a couple new SOPs. All this plus the latest Community Education safety campaign.

    Links to other videos:

    vimeopro.com/ocfa/ocfa-newsletter-operation-segments

    vimeopro.com/ocfa/ocfa-monthly-briefings-featured-segments

    vimeopro.com/ocfa/ocfa-newsletter-chiefs-report