Information for Members (updated
CEU = Continuing Education Unit (EMS)
FCE = Continuing Education Units for Fire Fighters (see 'Note'
If you can not make a training session, you are required to notify the
Chief or your Company Officer.
• 1st unexcused absence = verbal warning
• 2nd unexcused absence = written warning
• 3rd unexcused absence = dismissal
EMS Online Scheduling
As of August 2009, MTFR
will be utilising an online scheduling system to
help streamline and speed up the process of
scheduling all EMT's. As an MTFR EMT, whether
Volunteer, Part Time or Full Time, you can now log
on to EMS Manager™
to maintain your
profile, submit your availability, view your
schedule, as well as several other services.
To log in:
Log in using your first initial, last name (e.g..
Enter your password.
(If you don't know your password
click the 'Forgot your password?' link. A new one
will be emailed to you that you can change later in
For you part-time lot, this will also
be your password for the Time Clock feature.
*Note: To go
directly to the EMS Manager web site, click the
EMS Manager logo above.
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MTFR on Facebook - come and join us
MTFR is now on Facebook. This Facebook page is run
by and for it's members to freely exchange
information, photos, videos, ideas, etc. Membership
is not restricted.
Find us at
It is not an official site of Miami Township
Fire-Rescue and the views and opinions expressed by
it's Fans does not necessarily represent the views
of the Department or the Township.
Please keep the page rated G.
is our belief that in order to fulfill our mission and core values,
our firefighters and EMT's must be in top shape, physically and
Our Wellness & Fitness
Program has been established so that our members can reach and
maintain a level of fitness that allows them to safely perform their
assigned functions and to reduce the probability and severity of
occupational injuries and illnesses.
program consists of activities within five program areas.
Read the latest fitness info:
This includes initial and annual fitness assessments, as well as
individualized fitness programming.
Medical fitness and nutrition.
All members undergo an initial physician administered physical as
well as regular medical assessments.
Through the provision of a contracted employee assistance program,
our in-house chaplain program, and the appropriate use of critical
incident stress management, we seek to address and reduce emotional
and behavioral health issues.
The involvement of family members in our organization has important
benefits. Additionally, employee assistance services are available
free of charge to family members.
Injury prevention and rehabilitation.
The rehabilitation of our members following injury must be a
priority. Rehabilitation should include multi-site physical therapy
and rehabilitation services through a provider that has extensive
background with fire departments.
members are encouraged to work out regularly. The services of
certified personal trainers are available to all members at no
charge. Repeatedly, research has shown the need for high levels of
aerobic fitness, muscular endurance, and muscular strength to perform
safely and effectively in the fire service. Physical fitness is
critical to maintaining the wellness of our members.
Fitness Assessment (conducted
around May-June) consists of the following:
Timed treadmill test (assesses aerobic capacity and endurance)
- Firefighter: Bruce Protocol treadmill test
- EMT only: Balke Protocol treadmill test
Bench Press test (assesses muscular strength)
Sit Up test (assesses muscular endurance)
to Waist Ratio (body composition)
& Reach test (assesses flexibility)
Kombat Challenge consists of the following, performed in sequence:
hose-line drag (75')
climb with 2˝" hi-rise pack
drag (185lb dummy, 150')
All of the above are done in full gear with SCBA.
Participants must complete the Kombat Challenge within the time
Target Heart Rate Zones
Click here to download/view the Target
Heart Rate Zones document to help you manage
your fitness training.
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"I am proud to present to everyone the MTFR
Strategic Plan Year 1 Scorecard. This document, here in
PDF format, charts the current status of our plan’s
implementation. If you’re not familiar with the MTFR
Strategic Plan, it can be viewed and/or downloaded below. We
are now embarking on the second year of the ten year plan, the
first to be fully funded (due to last spring’s supplemental
levy); you’ll be seeing improvements and changes throughout
the year. Additionally, I’ll be seeking member
involvement on several of the initiatives outlined within the
plan." - Colin Altman, Chief - Feb 5, 2007
Click on the links below to download PDF files
of the MTFR Strategic Plan.
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