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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 ...

Mentoring for Success

A mentoring program can help prepare your team for victory and encourage new recruits and leaders to step up.

"Those who can, do. Those who cannot, teach."

Since George Bernard Shaw scripted those words more than 60 years ago, the quote has been used to imply that people w...
FireRescue Magazine Announces Erich Roden as Editor-in-Chief

FireRescue Magazine Announces Erich Roden as Editor-in-Chief

Lt. Gregory Pickard's widow accepts Ray Downey Courage and Valor award at FDIC

Lt. Gregory Pickard, of the Bryan (TX) Fire Department (BFD), who died of the burn injuries he incurred while attempt...

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We are learning new concepts related to initial fire operations because of the Underwriters Laboratories and National...

Effective Teaching Strategies

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Names in the News

DAVE BLETSCHER, a second-generation firefighter and captain with the Gifford (IL) Fire Protection District (GFPD), re...

Safety and Health Week: The Safety Officer

The safety officer, or anyone designated to fill this role on the fireground, has a lot more to consider on the fireg...

ISFSI to Unveil New Training Program 'Principles of Modern Fire Attack'

The International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) is releasing a training program soon, "Principles ...

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Firefighters Gain Ground on Wildfire near Yosemite

Hundreds of firefighters worked a fast-moving wildfire in the foothill town of Oakhurst on Tuesday, limiting the casualties to eight buildings and halting the fire's spread into nearby Yosemite National Park.

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.

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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

RIT Operations: Short Ladder for Firefighter Removal

Salem (VA) Fire-EMS Lieutenant C. "Mike" Elston offers this Traditions Training drill which uses a short ladder as an alternative to a stokes basket.

Simulations

Fire Gloves for Fires

Fire Department of New York Lieutenant and Traditions Training Instructor Douglas Mitchell Jr. offers another quality drill that stresses the importance of your fire gloves.

Fire Instructor Development

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 Chief Eddie Buchanan discusses fire attack and the SLICERS acronym.

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

Durbin, Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance Announce Grant for Firefighter Suicide Prevention Initiatives

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and the Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance, announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has awarded a $23,750 grant to the Palatine, Illinois non-profit. Today's funding will help support the group's work in providing suicide awareness and prevention workshops for fire departments and firefighters in Illinois and around the country.

ISFSI

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 Chief Eddie Buchanan discusses fire attack and the SLICERS acronym.

Firefighters Support Foundation

 Marcus Wynne, the world's foremost training designer for high-stress occupations, discusses neural-based learning for firefighters.

Firefighter Training: Neural-Based Learning for Firefighters

The Firefighters Support Foundation's (FSF) newest training program is now available. Neural-Based Learning for Firefighters is a unique program, detailing for the first time several techniques based on advanced in neuroscience that can immediately enhance a fire fighters performance under extreme stress.

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