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Suburban Fire Tactics: Realistic, Tactical Implementation

Monday, April 15
Precon Workshop
Strategy & Tactics

The modern fireground requires realistic tactical implementation for safe, effective, and efficient objective achievement. This interactive discussion will detail how the evolving structure fire environment, effective firefighting principles, and specific agency circumstances affect fireground decision making and tactical delivery. This approach begins with a realistic, honest self-assessment of your agency’s capabilities in relation to service delivery, constrained by resources, staffing, and response area characteristics. These situational circumstances are then applied, in conjuntion with firefighting principles, to the challenges experienced with modern structure fires. 

Jim Silvernail, Fire Chief - Kirkwood Fire Department (MO)