Advice to Young Firefighters, Part 2

10/01/2011
BY ALAN BRUNACINI Last month we started a discussion about the challenge new firefighters have using education, training, and coaching to somehow overcome their lack of fireground experience. Fires are now burning hotter and faster. Modern lightweight buildings and contents are developing collapse and flashover conditions in times that make traditional fire service training doctrine dangerously obsolete—it is a challenge to keep informed on how the latest fire test done in a sophisticated laboratory by a group of very savvy fire scientists has shattered a century-old belief we all studied when we were beginning lad and lassie fire brats. Another concern the young firefighters have is the ...

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