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NVFC and Columbia Southern University Announce Winners of the 2014 Scholarships

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and Columbia Southern University (CSU) are pleased to announce the winners...

Washington Resident's Quick Action Helps Slow Fire Spread

The simple closing of a door may have significantly impacted a recent fire in Washington state that injured a firefig...

IFSI's Randy Schlichter Named Instructor of the Month

The University of Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) recognizes instructors who exemplify quality instruction, st...

IFSI's Steve Williams Honored at St. Louis Firefighter's Ball

Steve Williams, long-time field instructor for the University of Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI), was honored ...

Traditions Training Drill: Reducing Visibility

FDNY Lieutenant Douglas Mitchell Jr. offers this new Traditions Training drill which uses wax sheets to practice work...

Humpday Hangout: Firefighting Coast to Coast

So what are the real differences between East Coast and West Coast firefighting? In this week's Humpday Hangout, host...

Why You Should Attend FDIC

FDIC is a major event for the fire service, bringing together tens of thousands of firefighters, instructors, and man...

We Will Always Remember 9/11/2001

An overview of the many events scheduled to commemorate Thursday, September 11, 2014, the thirteenth anniversary of t...

The Spectrum Model of Organizational Change, Part 1

Mark Wallace discusses some of the problems fire departments face when trying to implement change and introduces the ...

ISFSI Debuts Principles of Modern Fire Attack Video

In a new video, International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) Past President and Hanover (VA) Division Ch...

Chief Keith Bryant Sworn in as IAFC President

The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) has installed Chief G. Keith Bryant, fire chief of Oklahoma ...

IFSI Recognizes Joe Jay as Instructor of the Month

The University of Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) recognizes instructors who exemplify quality instruction, st...

Construction Concerns: Fire Extinguisher Testing

In his new Construction Concerns, Gregory Havel discusses the use of portable fire extinguishers as well as the resul...

Four IFSI Instructors Deployed for Idaho and California Wildfires

Three Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) Wildlland Program firefighting instructors have been deployed to the Upp...

State Fire Marshal Chris Connealy Receives National Award

The National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM) recently presented the President's Award to Texas State Fire ...

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Report: Pennsylvania Firefighters Knocked Down by Flashover

Two firefighters reportedly had a near miss when they were blown down a flight of stairs in a flashover at a structure fire in Nazareth, Pennsylvania.

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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

Commercial Search Training Drill: Finding Lost Firefighters

Alex Langbell reviews a large-scale drill conducted by the Yakima (WA) Fire Department Training Division simulating the attempt to rescue disoriented firefighters in a commercial occupancy.

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

NVFC and Columbia Southern University Announce Winners of the 2014 Scholarships

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and Columbia Southern University (CSU) are pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 NVFC-CSU Scholarships: Joseph Ondrasek, Jr. and Marc Veilleux. 

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

Bull Products' Customized Fire Points Launched

The company has introduced a full customising service for fire points, enabling companies to select precisely what they require on a compact stand or mobile trolley.

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

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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