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Webcast: When Buildings Change the Rules of the Game

On June 11, Anthony Avillo will discuss issues firefighters must be aware of to operate more safely in the buildings we are entering.

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Fire Engineering Blog Network

Joe Pronesti      

Simulation: Multi-Family Fire

Joe Pronesti shares a new simulation of a working fire in a multi-family residential.
David Rhodes      

How Many Have Sacrificed?

David Rhodes reflects on the price paid for freedom.
Dave McGlynn      

Passion: The Six Stages of the Double-Edged Sword

Dave McGlynn comments on the bad and the good of passion.
Chad Menard      

Quint Crews

Chad Menard says these firefighters need to be a cut above the rest.


Dan Shaw      

Never Forget and Always Be Grateful

A Memorial Day message from Dan Shaw.
Lou Comenale      

Tradition. Pride. Dedication. Self-sacrifice.

Lou Comenale on harnessing the enthusiam of the upcoming generation.

Get Like You Was

Sometimes in life and work we wake up, look back, and find we have slipped away from the real and important things, Warren Cersley writes.




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Fire Service Leadership Issues

This digest is a must read for anyone considering promotion, recently promoted, or currently serving in the rank of chief officer. For the aspiring officer, Sal Scarpa provides an insightful look at leadership and the characteristics and activities you must engage in to be successful. Kent Collins provides an overview of one of the most controversial issues of our time: social media and policy. He offers several case studies and sound advice for developing departmental policy. Kat Sonia Thomson looks at department allocation decisions regarding budgets and leads a robust discussion about the need to improve research and reporting.

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What Would You Do? Two-Story Residential

This fire occurs in a two-story residential occupancy on a Friday morning at 1030 hours. Try a new training scenario from Skip Coleman.


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Action Training Systems, producer of award-winning Fire, EMS, and Industrial fire brigade training programs announces their new per user pricing model. This new pricing structure enables their customers to gain access to the same high-quality content at an affordable price.

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