TRAINING ARTICLES

What the Company Officer Should Be Thinking About

Ron Kanterman states the importance of developing a safety program.

Fire Training Injuries: Case Studies for Instructors

Walter Morris discusses in his article incidents that firefighters suffered injuries and personal protective equipment was significantly damaged.

 

Artena Moon: Leadership during Blackout

Artena Moon discusses how a blackout is defined as a response event in which no power or systems of communications other than face-to-face interaction are available.

E-ONE Quest HS Cab Grill

E-ONE Quest HS Fire Apparatus

E-ONE Cyclone HS Fire Apparatus

E-ONE Cyclone HS Fire Apparatus

Honeywell Introduces Five New Products at FDIC International 2016

Braun Industries to Debut Ambulance Crash Test Footage at FDIC 2016

VIDEO Susanne Klatt on Line-of-Duty Deaths and Safety Standards in the German Fire Service

Demers Ambulances at FDIC International 2018

Demers Ambulances at FDIC International

Gallery: FDIC International 2018 Hands on Training Part 1

Gallery: FDIC International 2018 Hands on Training Part 2

Gallery: FDIC International 2018 Faces of Training

Gallery: FDIC International 2018 Firefighting Tools and Equipment

Gallery: FDIC International 2018 Hands on Training Day 2

Gallery: FDIC International 2018 Apparatus Staging, Part 2

Gallery: FDIC International 2018 Apparatus Staging, Part 2

Critiquing Others - By Frank Viscuso

Frank Viscuso talks about constructive criticism in the fire service.

Buddy to Boss: Leading with Integrity and Respect - By: Tiffanye S. Wesley

Tiffanye S. Wesley discusses in her article the goal is to focus from team player to supervisor in order to be successful in your new assignment. 

John Macdonald: Three- to Six-Story Apartment Fires: Fire Extending into the Flat Roof and the Command Sequence

John Macdonald's article reflects lessons learned from many apartment fires.  

Phil Jose: Reading Smoke and the Transfer of Command Process

Phil Jose discuses in his article that training in the reading smoke process develops an understanding the concepts and impacts of the VVDC and how to apply those concepts into the role of the IC. Both the initial company officer and the later-arriving chief officer will be able to maintain a common understanding of the fire behavior, accurately predict where the fire is going, and direct the appropriate tactics to put out the fire.

Elaine Kluttz: What’s Your Point?

Elaine Kluttz tells us that life fires are inevitable. Equip yourself with the tools needed to prevent life’s fires.