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  1. Letters to the Editor

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 May 2002

    When the fire service thinks of the rapid intervention team (RIT), we visualize a group of experienced, well- trained firefighters whose sole purpose is quick deployment to a firefighter in distress. We have trained these men and women to be

  2. USDA, DOI and DOL Sign Agreement for Interagency Fire Apprentice Training Program

    Online Articles

    Fri, 28 Jun 2002

    ever National Interagency Joint Apprenticeship Program for Wildland Fire. The new program will provide a pool of trained firefighters and fire managers to meet future needs, and protect communities and natural resources health. "Federal land

  1. FDIC 2014: UT ARLINGTON: Profile

    Exhibitor Listings

    Mon, 13 Jan 2014

    UTA’s f ire safety training includes a safety and health focus for firefighters by combining the requirements of the NFPA and OSHA. Safety trained firefighters and emergency service personnel can effectively implement safety and health requirements at the fire department and firefighter levels.

  2. Firefighter Fitness: Worked Out or Worn Out?


    Thu, 9 Oct 2014

    untrained “fresh” crewmembers and therefore there was no negative effect. What this showed was that the trained firefighters had much more reserve fitness than the untrained firefighters had primary fitness. So despite their slightly

  3. Big Data in the Fire Service

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 23 May 2014

    improve our training program. We wanted to increase our knowledge and improve our skills, because having well- trained firefighters is vital in keeping our community safe. We learned the following. Approximately 75 percent of our calls for service

  4. Retired firefighters donate to cancer research

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 20 Dec 2013

    financial management difficulties, critical incidents, relationship problems, work-related concerns, and more. Trained firefighters and counselors familiar with the fire and emergency services are available 24/7. Call 1-888-731-FIRE (3473

  5. Recognizing and Combating Firefighter Stress

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Dec 2012

    suicide, stress, and family issues. Others combine trained firefighters with their EAP or other licensed behavioral health ..... challenges is to have a peer support team comprised of trained firefighters who volunteer their time and behavioral health

  6. Hoseline Operations for Fires in Multiple Dwellings, Part 1

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Mar 2012

    corner, doorway, and stair landing to keep a charged hoseline moving. Now, consider that a crew of three well- trained firefighters can stretch more than 300 feet of dry hose if it is properly arranged in folds or horseshoes that play out hose

  7. Coming Soon: Volunteer and Combination Fire Department Studies

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 4 Mar 2014

    the surrounding towns are paying their firefighters $50,000. It is only a matter of time before your well- trained firefighters are slowly siphoned off to neighboring departments. INITIATING A STUDY Fire department studies are initiated in

  8. A Proposal to Fix the Los Angeles Fire Department

    Online Articles

    Sun, 5 Jan 2014

    response times and misled city officials on how long it took firefighters to reach victims. The LAFD assigned poorly trained firefighters instead of specialists to analyze complex data from the computerized dispatch system. Response was being hindered