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Bob CarpenterbvtzbccyrvfxztsdvffyacaqrxuycqzzesxfutDrill Development: Success-Based Training Model


The fire service culture has always been about making the job safer, the members more skilled, and the processes better. Read more from Bob Carpenter.

FDIC INTERNATIONAL COVERAGE

FDIC International 2017 Exhibitor Showcase: O2X

06/08/2017

Adam La Reau of O2X discusses how the company addresses the interrelated issues of firefighter readiness, physical fitness, and resiliency to improve fireground performance.

FDIC International 2017 Exhibitor Showcase: Scott Safety

06/08/2017

Members of the Scott Safety team demonstrate some of the products the company had at this year's FDIC International 2017.

FDIC International 2017 Exhibitor Showcase: Akron Brass

06/08/2017

Akron Brass launches UltraJet handline nozzle and more at FDIC 2017. Check out the latest from the most trusted brand of firefighting equipment.

FDIC International 2017 Exhibitor Showcase: RescueAir

06/08/2017

At FDIC International 2017, Seattle (WA) Fire Captain Mike Gagliano discusses the use of firefighter air replenishment systems (FARS) at large structure fires.

FDIC International 2017 Exhibitor Showcase: Pierce

06/08/2017

Take a look at Pierce's Ascendant display at this year's FDIC International.

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FDIC International 2017 Exhibitor Showcase: Knox

05/31/2017

Plano (TX) Fire Marshal David Kerr shares a product he discovered from Knox Corporation that allows firefighters to disconnect the power to a building in case of an emergency.

FDIC International 2017 Exhibitor Showcase: USSC

05/31/2017

Steve Toren with Valor/USSC demonstrates the seating system on display at FDIC International 2017.

FDIC International 2017 Exhibitor Showcase: W.L. Gore

05/31/2017

Jennifer Wise of W.L. Gore & Associates takes you on a tour of the company's booth at FDIC International 2017.

FDIC International 2017 Exhibitor Showcase: Sutphen Corp.

05/31/2017

Alissa McGlone of Sutphen talks with Bill Peters about the company's new product.

FDIC International 2017 Exhibitor Showcase: Ferrara

05/31/2017

Bill Peters talks to Chris Ferrara about the company's big announcement at this year's show and more.

FIRE ENGINEERING

The Essential Elements of Community Risk-Reduction

After the Ghost Ship Fire in December 2016, the Tucson (AZ) Fire Department took extra care in making sure that a similar event would be thwarted through aggressive fire prevention. 

TargetSolutions' ISO Training Tracker

TargetSolutions has built a system that automatically tracks completed assignments and generates detailed reports structured perfectly for the ISO’s reviewing process.

PD Requests FD

FDNY rescues a jumper who was evading police.

FIRE RESCUE MAGAZINE

An Unobstructed Path

FireRescue’s editor-in-chief examines creating an unobstructed path. 

Sikorsky ARFF

Bob Vaccaro looks at E-ONE Sikorsky Aircraft Titan ARFF vehicle.

NIOSH LODD Report: North Carolina Firefighter Out of Air in Commercial Structure Fire

On April 30, 2016, a 20-year-old male volunteer fire fighter died after he ran out of air and became disoriented while fighting a fire in a commercial strip mall.

FIRE APPARATUS & EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT

The Big Lift: Cranes and Their Uses on Fire Apparatus

Cranes are being fitted to rescues and technical rescue trucks by some manufacturers for fire departments around the country and are being used for a number of different functions.

He Was Never Alone

Sadly, this work came at the worst possible time, as residents were no doubt relaxing during their holidays. 

Recent Apparatus Orders

E-ONE—Cullman Fire Rescue pumper. Typhoon X cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; eMAX 1,500-gpm pump; UPF Poly 530-gallon tank; 10-gallon foam cell; FoamPro 2001 Class B foam system; Waterous 140P PTO Platinum compressed air foam system; Har...

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