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Why You Should Attend FDIC

FDIC is a major event for the fire service, bringing together tens of thousands of firefighters, instructors, and manufacturers to keep up with the latest developments, tactics, and equipment in the firefighting industry. Frank Viscuso has some reasons why firefighters should be sure never to miss attending.

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3 Afghan soldiers missing from Cape Cod base

BOSTON (AP) — As police and U. S. military officials searched for three Afghanistan National Army officers who went m...

German employers struggle to find apprentices

BERLIN (AP) — It's lunchtime at Tauro and the restaurant staff are bustling to keep up with orders for marinated pork...

Former Titans kicker Bironas killed in car crash

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rob Bironas, who worked his way through odd jobs and the Arena Football League before becomin...

You Really Want To be In Command? SERIOUSLY!?

When things go wrong on the fire or fire training ground, it can be life altering, writes Billy Goldfeder.

FEMA Announces Fire Arson & Explosion Investigation Position

When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Ame...

VIPs Tour PPES Guardian Prior to Shipment to Republic of Indonesia

With the Guardian Safety and Survival Training System Simulator ready for shipment overseas, PPES held a VIP demonstr...


UL Fire Safety Journal 1

In Underwriter Laboratories' Fire Safety Journal series you can learn more about the impact that new materials, construction techniqes and emerging technologies have on Fire Safety today.

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FireScience.org

Education and Career Resources

FireScience.org will help you determine whether a career in fire science is right for you, which of the many fire science or public service career paths to pursue, and what kind of training you’ll need to be successful. They'll also help you sort through the many training and education options to find ones that that best fit your needs.

YOUR TURNOUT GEAR

Frank Ricci and P.J. Norwood on bunker gear.

See videos on inspecting and testing your bunker gear, including one above featuring Frank Ricci and P.J. Norwood.

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FIRE ENGINEERING UNIVERSITY

FIRE ENGINEERING UNIVERSITYView courses from some of the leading instructors in the fire service. Use them for to develop your knowledge or for in-house training.

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FIRE DYNAMICS

ISFSI Gets AFG Grant to Develop Training on Modern Fire Research

The International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) announces that they are the recipients of a 2014 Department of Homeland Security AFG grant to develop and deliver curriculum using the modern fire behavior research of the last two years.

Training Days

Roundtable

Roundtable: Officer Development

What preparation for promotion does your department formally provide once the testing is complete and the list is established? Share your experience and knowledge with other firefighters from around the nation and world.

Drills

Firefighter Training Drill: Ingenuity in Firefighting Operations

How many times have the members of your fire department come up with a great simple tool that makes life easier when operating in your specific area? Check out a new Traditions Training drill.

Simulations

VIPs Tour PPES Guardian Prior to Shipment to Republic of Indonesia

With the Guardian Safety and Survival Training System Simulator ready for shipment overseas, PPES held a VIP demonstration on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at the company's new manufacturing facility in Atglen, PA.

Fire Instructor Development

Why You Should Attend FDIC

FDIC is a major event for the fire service, bringing together tens of thousands of firefighters, instructors, and manufacturers to keep up with the latest developments, tactics, and equipment in the firefighting industry. Frank Viscuso has some reasons why firefighters should be sure never to miss attending.

Live Burns

FDIC 2014 Preview: Live Burn Training in Acquired Structures

Greg Fisher, who heads the annual live burning training at FDIC, discusses safety and other considerations to live burns in acquired structures.

Props

Firefighter Training Prop: Smooth Bump/Bump to the Pump

Firefighters from Spotsylvania County (VA) Department of Fire, Rescue & Emergency Management have created a training tool to remind students how to use a hose coupling to find their way when disoriented.

SOPs/SOGs

Construction Concerns: Hazard Communication in Construction

Gregory Havel discusses the importance of record keeping by building owners and managers, which can provide valuable information to first responders in the event of a fire, explosion, or structural collapse.

ISFSI

ISFSI Gets AFG Grant to Develop Training on Modern Fire Research

The International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) announces that they are the recipients of a 2014 Department of Homeland Security AFG grant to develop and deliver curriculum using the modern fire behavior research of the last two years.

Firefighters Support Foundation

Two New Training Programs on Active Shooter Response

The Firefighters Support Foundation's (FSF) two newest training programs are now available. Active Shooter: Rapid Response and Treatment Model, Operational Detail is a follow-on to last year's introductory Active Shooter Response: The Rapid Response & Treatment Model.

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