10 Foundation Stones of Fireground Knowledge for Company Officers

04/25/2014
BY JOSEPH NEDDER As a member of the volun- teer/on-call fire service for more than 36 years, I have seen totally opposite extremes when it comes to the quality and capabilities of company officers. Some volunteer departments have strict promotional criteria that require skills and knowledge, but others do not. Yet, if a reported working fire were to come in to a department that does not have established promotional criteria and the crews were to engage in an interior attack, that department's members would be exposed to the same life-and-death dangers faced by all other fire departments regardless of their promotional policies. To enter a fire structure and safely and effectively put out ...

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