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Size-Up

Are you paying attention to the bigger picture on the fireground? Alex Langbell reviews the fundamentals of size-up.

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FDIC News

Honeywell and UL Team Up to Launch the 2015 FDIC Scholarship Program

Honeywell (NYSE:HON), in personal fire protective equipment industry, and UL, whose Firefighter Safety Research Institute (FSRI) is dedicated to reducing injuries and deaths in the fire service, announced today they are teaming up to provide financial support for 25 firefighters from across North America to attend the 2015 FDIC trade show.

Firefighter Training Articles

Rio de Janeiro Fire Department Selected as 2014 International Firefighting Team of the Year

Pakistan air force jet crashes, killing pilot

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A spokesman says a Pakistani air force fighter jet has crashed near the southern city of Karachi, ki...

8 military dead in helicopter crash in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The Romanian defense ministry says a helicopter on a training mission has crashed in centra...

Honeywell and UL Team Up to Launch the 2015 FDIC Scholarship Program

Honeywell (NYSE:HON), in personal fire protective equipment industry, and UL, whose Firefighter Safety Research Insti...

Hoseline Hangout: Bill Gustin and Company on Engine Company Operations

In this chat sponsored by Key Hose, Bobby Halton and Bill Gustin talks to Darryl Liggins, Clark Lampling, Dan Shaw, a...
Nash and Edgecombe County (NC) Firefighters Battle Mobile Home Fire

Nash and Edgecombe County (NC) Firefighters Battle Mobile Home Fire

Shortly before 10 p.m. on November 17, 2014, Nash County and Edgecombe County (NC) 911 Centers were receiving calls f...


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

Four-Alarm Fire Guts Brooklyn Row Houses

The FDNY battled a four-alarm fire at a multi-family home in Brooklyn Saturday afternoon.

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

Drill: New Architecture = New Tactics

Fairfax County (VA) Fire and Rescue Lieutenant Scott Kraut offers this new Traditions Training dill focusing on one tactical challenge found in a hybrid of the Texas Doughnut and the Podium construction architecture.

Simulations

What Would You Do? Fire in an Old Auto Repair Garage

Skip Coleman provides a new training scenario on response to a fire in an older ordinary constructed auto repair garage.

Fire Instructor Development

FCIA Releases Firestop Containment Worker Education Program and Manual

The Firestop Contractors International Association (FCIA) is dedicated to the education and promotion of the importance of Life Safety Firestop Systems and Effective Compartmentation to interested parties all over the world. The first step to widespread implementation begins with the education of the specialized Firestop Containment Workers performing this work.

Live Burns

Tactical Safety: Back to the Future

Those who clamor for early adoption of new firefighting tactics have to realize that people's lives will hang in the balance and not every test burn will end up successful, Ray McCormack writes.

Props

Traditions Training Drill: Less Expensive Metal Cutting Props

Kentland (MD) Volunteer Fire Department Deputy Chief Roger A. Steger Jr. offers this new Traditions Training drill focusing on creating affordable rotary saws for firefighters.

SOPs/SOGs

Kentucky, Texas Fire Departments Get New Turnouts Through Globe Gear Giveaway Program

Globe, DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont), and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have announced the fifth round of winners in the 2014 Globe Gear Giveaway Program. Hargett Fire Rescue in Kentucky and Medina Volunteer Fire Department in Texas will each receive four sets of new Globe turnout gear.

ISFSI

Humpday Hangout: The ISFSI and Firefighter Training

Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton talks firefighter training with Steve Pegram and Chad Hoefle of the International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI).

Firefighters Support Foundation

Ventilation: East Coast vs. West Coast

This training program from the Firefighters Support Foundation addresses the differences in regional ventilation techniques and provides some "tricks of the trade" for more efficient and effective application of techniques.

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October 2014
Volume 167, Issue 10
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