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  1. Truckless, USA: Essential Fireground Functions

    Online Articles

    Thu, 26 Sep 2013

    training on that plan. A majority of the fire service does not operate within the “traditional ..... train to accommodate today’s modern fire service and fireground . Brian Zaitz is a 12-year fire service veteran and a captain-training officer

  2. Firefighter Training: FDIC 2014: Making Critical Fireground Decisions

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    Mon, 17 Mar 2014

    Blink: Making Critical Fireground Decisions" at FDIC 2014 ..... critical decisions on the fireground . This class is for everyone ..... experienced level officer. Fireground strategy and tactics that ..... year career member of the fire service and a battalion chief with

  3. Firefighter LODD : AL Volunteer Firefighter, 71, Dies After Fire Response

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    Tue, 7 May 2013

    A 71-year-old volunteer firefighter died after responding ..... Alabama. Springfield Volunteer Fire Department Assistant ..... deaths (LODDs), consider LODD Standard Operating Guideline , Line of Duty Death , and LODD Summit: It's Time To

  4. Fireground Survival: Upgrade Your Profile

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 20 Dec 2013

    important tools for ensuring fireground survival. As with the SCBA ..... certainly prove helpful in a fireground emergency. THERMAL IMAGING ..... eliminate having to guess on the fireground . HEALTH The statistics are ..... 19-year veteran of the fire service . He is a Pennsylvania State

  5. Fire Service Leadership : Company Rhythm: A True Band of Brothers

    Online Articles

    Thu, 7 Mar 2013

    organized the Union Volunteer Fire Company ..... As the American fire service moves forward with ..... working on the fireground --we jeopardize ..... the rhythm of the fireground , the song. So ..... have been in the fire service (19 years ..... firehouse and on the fireground ...your next

  6. FDIC 2012: Riley Highlights Red Flags on the Fireground

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    Tue, 17 Apr 2012

    of what goes wrong on the fireground is preventable," declared ..... workshop , "Red Flags on the Fireground ." The Clearwater (FL ..... videos of fires illustrating fireground conditions that the incident ..... are still issues for the fire service --among them communications

  7. Fireground Search: How Do you Know?

    Online Articles

    Fri, 20 Jan 2012

    two at a time. It is one of the fire service 's dirty little secrets. House ..... repeatedly over our years in the fire service . Don't get me wrong. We should ..... is that we take a look at our fireground decision making and processes

  8. Implementing a Firefighter LODD /Injury/Near Miss Investigation Program

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jan 2013

    state and local fire service agencies. Recently ..... serious event ( LODD or major injury ..... will allow the fire service to better understand ..... collect dispatch and fireground communication ..... The structural fire service does not have

  9. Functional Fireground Accountability, Part 2: Tools and Technologies

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Jul 2012

    ears on the fireground , and sometimes ..... especially in volunteer organizations ..... point in their fire service career where ..... veteran of the fire service , has served in volunteer , combination ..... executive fire service leadership . More Fire

  10. Officer Development : Leadership Lessons from the Streets

    Online Articles

    Wed, 19 Dec 2012

    assets in the fire service , the men ..... discuss the leadership traits listed ..... on basic fireground tactics ..... tasks in the fire service have only ..... taught on the fireground , but are enforced ..... INSPIRATION Leadership has been ..... today's fire service . Look at