Cambria Firefighters participated in another intubation training at the Cambria Community Healthcare District where our paramedics were able to use and become familiar with another type of intubation equipment.
On December 2, 2021, the Cambria Firefighters and Cambria Ambulance emergency responders held an Introduction to CPR training for the Cambria Leffingwell High School students at the Cambria Fire Department. Students learned the basic skills for performing CPR until emergency responders can arrive.
Cambria Firefighters, in cooperation with CCHD, participated in intubation training today, and reviewed new intubation equipment and techniques from the “Stryker” company.
On November 8, 2021, the Cambria Fire Department, CAL FIRE & Cambria Healthcare District participated in ocean rescue training with a RWC (rescue water craft or a fancy acronym for a rescue jet ski). This training is vital, as it is part of the North Coast Ocean Rescue Response Plan.
On October 27, 2021, the Cambria Fire Department, California Highway Patrol (CHP) and Urban Search & Rescue (US&R) team performed cliff and ocean rescues in Cambria. We are very lucky to have our own member of the US&R team working for the Cambria Fire Department. Cambria Fire Captain Michael Burkey has been a member of the US&R team since 2017 and participated in the training, along with Cambria…
On September 14, 2021, Cambria Firefighters trained on pumping and pulling hose, the basics of the fire service. Although during the drought, we can’t flow water, we still keep our skills sharp by going through the motions and ensuring we’re ready to respond for our next fire.
Firefighters are one of our first line of defenses when it comes to any emergency. When Cambria Firefighters are not running emergency and non-emergency calls, they are consistently training to make sure they are ready for the next emergency.
On May 22, 2021, your Cambria Fire Department participated in a live fire training exercise at Camp Roberts with CAL FIRE and Forest Service engines from Monterey, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties.
On May 16, 2021, your Cambria Fire Department assisted in a multi-agency structure fire drill in Peachy Canyon. Fire crews maintain proficiency in high risk/low frequency firefighting techniques by participating in these drills whenever available.
On April 14, 2021 the Cambria Fire Department focused on ocean rescue training in a cooperative effort with CHP. These “high risk/low frequency” events require intensive training to hone those rescue skills. For more training footage, please visit CHP's website: https://www.facebook.com/CHP-Coastal-Division-Air-Operations-276737786013059/videos/external-load-training/788638328438042/.