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Search Drill, Part 1 - Macro Search

In Part 1 of this two-part series on search drills, Samuel Hittle offers this Traditions Training drill regarding macro search functions.

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I Knew You'd Come

David Griffin reflects on Bobby Halton's 2014 Opening Ceremony speech.

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Health Hazard Evaluation Report Demonstrates Importance of Wearing PPE During Training Exercises

A program from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) allows private sector employees and e...

Professional Development for the Firefighter in 2014 and Beyond, Part 2

The essence of what it means to be a firefighter cannot fall by the wayside, writes John M. Buckman III.

Anchorage airport police lose track of explosive

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Police at the Anchorage airport lost track of a small quantity of explosives used for traini...

Application Period Opens for National Fire Academy Classes

The application period for the first semester of National Fire Academy resident classes opens April 15. The applicati...

Air Bag Avoidance, Part 1: Air Bag Locations

In part 1 of this four-part series, Brock Archer examines the types of air bags responders will encounter and where t...

I Knew You'd Come

David Griffin reflects on Bobby Halton's 2014 Opening Ceremony speech.

Jordanian fighter jet crashes; pilot killed

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A Jordanian military official says one of its fighter jets has crashed during a training flight,...

FDIC 2014 Recap: BullEx Showcases New and Upcoming Products

Visitors to BullEx’s inside booth received an exclusive preview of its digital hoseline trainer, which will be formal...

FDIC 2014 Recap: Toyne Puts Brand, Apparatus on Display at FDIC 2014

The respected emergency vehicle manufacturer showcased its amplified brand and custom Toyne Tailored Apparatus at FDI...

Still Time to Apply for the Action Training Systems Training Giveaway

Through the ATS/NVFC $250K Training Giveaway, eligible departments can apply for a training package that provides 20 ...

Pull-A-Part Hosting Jaws of Life Certification Training in Knoxville

Tennessee firefighters and EMTs are required to be certified in vehicle extraction practices. According to Rick Herre...
 UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute Partners with NIST, FDNY for New Online Training Program 04/15/2014

UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute Partners with NIST, FDNY for New Online Training Program

UL FSRI announced the release of "Scientific Research for the Development of More Effective Tactics"--a fre...

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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.


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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FIRE DYNAMICS

Firefighters Battle Wind-Driven Paterson (NJ) Fire

Easter morning was disrupted in Paterson, New Jersey, by a fast-moving fire on Totowa Avenue that left 11 people homeless.

Training Days

DHS Teams Up With NASA to Find Heartbeats in Rubble

The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), in partnership with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory will demonstrate the latest prototype of the Finding Individuals for Disaster and Emergency Response (FINDER)--a radar technology device designed to detect heartbeats of victims trapped in wreckage.

Roundtable

Roundtable: Saving Our Own

Do you periodically put your members through a refresher of the evolutions taught in "Saving Our Own"? Share your thoughts with other Fire Engineering readers.

Drills

Search Drill, Part 2 - Micro Search

In Part 2 of this two-part series on search drills, Samuel Hittle offers this Traditions Training drill regarding micro search functions.

Simulations

Health Hazard Evaluation Report Demonstrates Importance of Wearing PPE During Training Exercises

A program from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) allows private sector employees and employers as well as federal, state, or local government workplaces concerned about a possible health hazard in a workplace to request a Health Hazard Evaluation (HHE).

Fire Instructor Development

Van Johnson Selected as First Recipient of $5,000 in Spartan Erv's '€Forged by Fire' Campaign

Spartan ERV (Emergency Response Vehicles) ("Spartan" or the "Company"), a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR), debuted its "Forged by Fire" marketing campaign in January of this year to celebrate the firefighter and the many untold stories from the front line.

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

FDIC 2014 Recap: BullEx Showcases New and Upcoming Products

Visitors to BullEx’s inside booth received an exclusive preview of its digital hoseline trainer, which will be formally launched later this year.

SOPs/SOGs

Health Hazard Evaluation Report Demonstrates Importance of Wearing PPE During Training Exercises

A program from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) allows private sector employees and employers as well as federal, state, or local government workplaces concerned about a possible health hazard in a workplace to request a Health Hazard Evaluation (HHE).

ISFSI

ISFSI Releases Position Statement on Fire Dynamics Research and Tactics

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

Firefighters Support Foundation

Firefighter Training Program: Responding to Gunfire

A new training program from the Firefighters Support Foundation addresses the types of gunfire events that first responders may find themselves at, what their actions should be to protect themselves, and what to do while waiting for SWAT to arrive on-scene.

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