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Fire for Effect: The Lost Art of Realistic Training

Thursday, April 18
Classroom Session

In today's fireIn today's fire service training, we are often faced with having to choose between realism and safety. You will learn how to incorporate both and why it is vital that trainees be exposed to situations as close to real life as possible. Through lecture, case studies, and research, students will learn the mental and physical benefits of using high-fidelity training programs and how to incorporate realism in a safe and effective manner. Whether you are a new firefighter or the chief, you will learn from this class and will walk away with information that will make you better prepared and better trained.

David Mellen, Assistant Fire Chief - Leavenworth County (KS) Fire District #2