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Humpday Hangout: Tactics, Training, and FDIC

Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton and FireRescue Editor in Chief Erich Roden talk training and firefighti...

Construction Concerns: Adhesives in Manufactured Lumber

In his new Construction Concerns, Gregory Havel looks into the history and combustibility of adhesives in manufacture...

FCIA Releases Firestop Containment Worker Education Program and Manual

The Firestop Contractors International Association (FCIA) is dedicated to the education and promotion of the importan...

Humpday Hangout: UL and NIST on Fire Research

In today's Humpday Hangout, Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton and FireRescue Editor in Chief Erich Roden ...

Coffee Break Training: Challenges for Instructors of Adult Learners

The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has a new training drill out in their Coffee Breaking Tra...

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...

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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

Improving by Evaluating

When one takes an open and honest look at his performance and measures it against established standards, it opens the door to improvement, personally and for the organization as a whole, writes Thomas N. Warren.

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

Humpday Hangout: Tactics, Training, and FDIC

Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton and FireRescue Editor in Chief Erich Roden talk training and firefighting tactics with a number of well-known fire service instructors.

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

Scott Safety Acquires ISG/Infrasys

With the addition of ISG, Scott Safety will now offer the broadest range of thermal imaging cameras in the market, including two imagers certified to the new NFPA 1801 standard for thermal imaging cameras.

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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