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The Tactical Firefighter

Tuesday, April 25
The fire service is a dynamic industry that is constantly changing. If we were to look back over the past five, 10, or 15 years, we would be able to see some significant changes that have occurred and have affected our way of operating. As a result of these constant changes, the fire service and the firefighter need to be able to adapt to the current climate and situations that are being thrown at them and be able to overcome the challenges. This class will highlight the key areas that will assist a firefighter to be both effective and efficient on the fireground. From the downtime in the station to the dynamic fireground, the tactical firefighter needs to be in a readied state and have all his equipment combat ready for the call.
Mark Van Der Feyst, Firefighter/EMT - Fort Gratiot Fire Department (MI)