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  1. Fire Service Industry News: Firefighter Safety Call to Action

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    Mon, 6 Jan 2014

    "The ISFSI is honored to partner with the IAFC Safety, Health & Survival Section to tackle the tedius process of changing policy in the fire service to accommodate recent research discoveries in fire dynamics and firefighter tactics.  This joint effort between the two organizations is a healthy ...

  2. Firefighting News: Instructor of the Year: Mark C. Emery Recipient of Fire Engineering/ISFSI Award

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    Thu, 25 Apr 2013

    Mark C. Emery, fire commissioner, Woodinville (WA) Fire & Rescue, has been named the recipient of the 2013 Fire Engineering /International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) George D. Post Instructor of the Year Award.

  3. Firefighter Training Drill: Safety Officer: Time Management

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    Wed, 15 May 2013

    In this drill from Forest Reeder, firefighters are asked to consider important time-related benchmarks during a fire incident.

  4. Firefighter Training Drill: When Is a Safety Officer Due to Respond?

    Online Articles

    Wed, 22 May 2013

    In this drill, identify specific types of incidents in which a safety officer is due to respond or should be assigned by the incident commander.

  5. Fire Behavior: ISFSI Gets Grant to Continue Fire Dynamics Research

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    Thu, 19 Sep 2013

    The International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) has received notification of an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program award of $510,437. This funding will allow ISFSI to partner with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) team, the South Carolina Fire ...

  6. Firefighting Commentary: I Am Your Firefighter

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    Fri, 3 May 2013

    Rick Lasky discusses what it means to be a firefighter and the important place they have in all American communities.

  7. I Am Your Firefighter

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    Fri, 10 May 2013

    Retired Lewisville (TX) Fire Department Chief Rick Lasky offers this stirring tribute to the modern firefighter.

  8. Firefighter Training: ISFSI Launches Online Learning Management System

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    Wed, 7 Aug 2013

    Join the ISFSI and get access to advance fire behavior research and the ISFSI Online Learning Management System, which offers training courses and more.

  9. Firefighting News: FDIC 2013 General Session: Glenn Corbett Awarded Tom Brennan Lifetime Achievement Award

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    Thu, 25 Apr 2013

    Professor Glenn Corbett, an associate professor of fire science at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a technical editor of Fire Engineering magazine for 20 years, has been designated as the recipient of the 2013 FDIC Tom Brennan Lifetime Achievement Award.

  10. Vehicle Extrication: Identifying Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

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    Fri, 19 Apr 2013

    As hybrid and electric vehicles become more popular on the roadways, it is more important than ever for responders to understand the best identification methods