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  1. Firefighting Tactics: Are You Listening to the Research?

    Online Articles

    Mon, 17 Mar 2014

    Brian P. Kazmierzak and Drew R. Smith ask, When was the last time there was actually science behind our tactics in the United States?

  2. E-Learning and the Fire Service

    Online Articles

    Thu, 13 Mar 2014

    South Florida Firefighter/Paramedic Freddie Diaz-Batista discusses the latest and greatest Fire Service e-learning platforms.

  1. Engine Company Operations: DICERS-VO for Extinguishment

    Online Articles

    Mon, 17 Feb 2014

    DICERS is a fire extinguishment model utilizing interior tactics to extinguish fires. Ray McCormack explains the individual aspects of this firefighting acronym.

  2. Firefighter Training: FDIC 2014: Interview with 2014 Instructor of the Year Award Recipient Steve Kerber

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    Thu, 27 Feb 2014

    FDIC Conference Director Diane Rothschild recently spoke with Director Stephen Kerber, UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute, the recipient of the 2014 Fire Engineering/ISFSI George D. Post Instructor of the Year Award at the FDIC 2014 General Session, about the whole FDIC "experience."

  3. Firefighting Tactics: Rethinking RECEO VS: Breaking Up with an Old Friend

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    Tue, 5 Nov 2013

    RECEO VS was a great friend to the fire service during some tough times. But to move on and make firefighters safer, maybe it’s time we “stop seeing each other,” writes Eddie Buchanan.

  4. Fire Dynamics: ISFSI Releases Position Statement on Fire Dynamics Research and Tactics

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    Wed, 30 Oct 2013

    Given the latest research in fire dynamics and the potential impact on firefighter safety, the ISFSI board of directors unanimously releases this position statement.

  5. Spanish Emergency Services Personnel—Professional Qualifications

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    Thu, 5 Dec 2013

    Fire Protection Specialist George Potter looks at the overseas qualifications needed to be in the fire service in Spain.

  6. Firefighting Drill Ideas for the New Year

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    Thu, 26 Dec 2013

    To help you kick-start your calendar of training events, Fire Engineering presents 75 Company Level "Quick Drills" that you can use to improve the basic skill sets of your members.

  7. Firefighter Training Drill: Template for Quick Drills

    Online Articles

    Fri, 10 Jan 2014

    Download a sample template for placing your department's procedures and information to be covered in weekly skills drills.

  8. Fire Service Leadership: Chat Archive: Bobby Halton and Rick Lasky - Fire Engineering

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    Fri, 22 Nov 2013

    Bobby Halton sat down for a conversation yesterday with former Lewisville (TX) Fire Chief Rick Lasky. The two discussed books on fire service leadership, the use of social media in fire service education, and other topics.