Mutual Aid Training
By Chief of Department
October 20, 2022

This week, the Purchase Fire Department hosted an evening drill with members from some of our mutual aid departments. (Sleepy Hollow FD and West Harrison FD)

Mutual aid drills are a great opportunity to build the relationship with the members you will work alongside in the future and also serves as an experience to learn of the similarities and differences in the equipment and gear that are carried by all of the departments.

Topics covered this week were

• Downed member packaging
• SCBA emergencies
• MAYDAY Transmissions
• FAST Pak operations
• SCBA Mask confidence
• Rapid member extrication from an IDLH environment
•What members can do when encountering a downed member prior to a FAST deployment

We would like to thank our mutual aid departments who participated in a great evening of training and being able to learn from each other.
West Harrison Fire Department @sleepyhollowfiredept

Interested in joining or are you a firefighter in the area? Fill out an applicant interest form on our website at for more information on becoming a member or a mutual aid firefighter.