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Visit the RescueSim Incident Command Simulator Showcase at Interschutz 2015

Sat, May 9, 2015

Once every five years the acclaimed Interschutz Expo comes back to town and for the 2015 edition we would like to cordially invite you to join us at our exhibition stand for a firsthand demonstration of the RescueSim Incident Command Simulator.  The simulator will be demonstrated at the stand of our German partner MDAI (Hall 012, stand nr. A02) during the Interschutz from 8-13 June 2015 at the Exhibition Grounds in Hannover, Germany.

Allied Specialty Vehicles Announces Exclusive Partnership with Westport for Natural Gas Alternative Fuel System

Sat, Apr 25, 2015

Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV), a manufacturer of motor vehicles for commercial, fire & emergency and recreation markets, today announced an exclusive partnership with Westport, a global leader in alternative fuel, low-emissions transportation technologies. 

New Guardian Collapsed Building Simulator at FDIC International

Tue, Apr 7, 2015

Those interested in seeing the industry's most advanced mobile collapsed-building simulator in action will have the opportunity to do so during the 2015 FDIC International Expo (Fire Department Instructors Conference), April 23 – 25, in the Indianapolis Convention Center. Last year’s event drew nearly 32,000 attendees from over 54 countries.

Fire Dynamics: It's Greek to Me: the Language of Modern Fire Protection

Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Glenn P. Corbett-Significant advances in fire behavior/dynamics study include computer modeling of fires and technical firefighting research. Is your basic glossary of terms up to date so you can keep up with these advances?

Cheshire FRS Incident Command Training Suite Shortlisted for Prestigious National Award

Sun, Feb 1, 2015

The Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is proud to announce that their Incident Command Training Suite (ICTS), a virtual training facility using the RescueSim Incident Command Simulator has been shortlisted for the ‘Driving Efficiency Through Technology' award, which is part of the acclaimed LGC (Local Government Chronicle) Awards.

NIST Video Examines Fire Dynamics in Chicago Line-of-Duty Death

Tue, Dec 2, 2014

A video from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) examines the fire dynamics involved in a fire that killed a Chicago (IL) firefighter in 2012

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

Thu, Nov 13, 2014

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

VIPs Tour PPES Guardian Prior to Shipment to Republic of Indonesia

Wed, Sep 17, 2014

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.

What Would You Do? Remodeled Motel Fire

Tue, Sep 16, 2014

Skip Coleman offers a firefighter training simulation in which he asks how you would respond to this fire at a remodeled hotel in your area.

Indonesia Acquirers 9/11 Disaster Training Simulator

Sat, Sep 13, 2014

The Republic of Indonesia's commitment to disaster preparedness will take a leap forward with the arrival of the Guardian Safety and Survival Training System Simulator.

What Would You Do? Lightweight Wood Building

Tue, Sep 2, 2014

Check out a new firefighting simulation from John "Skip" Coleman on a fire in a lightweight constructed building.

BullEx Build Custom Shipboard Simulator for FDNY

Sat, Aug 30, 2014

FDNY Christens BullEx Shipboard Simulator

Wed, Aug 27, 2014

The FDNY christened a new BullEx Shipboard Simulator named “Port Security” at the Fire Academy on August 26.

Petzl America Announces New Petzl Technical Institute Facility in Salt Lake City

Wed, Aug 20, 2014

Petzl America, the North American headquarters of verticality equipment and hands-free lighting company Petzl, announces the opening of the Petzl Technical Institute at their new headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Fire Gloves for Fires

Fri, Aug 8, 2014

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.

Training EMTs for "Real-Life" Responses

Mon, Jun 23, 2014

Emergency medical tech- nicians (EMTs) are assaulted every week.

Simulation-Based Training for Successful Operations

Fri, May 23, 2014

Robert G. Burton-Although simulation training is not new, it has vastly improved in the past decade and is still the next-best thing to experiencing a real-life event.

Computer-Based Simulations Address High School Safety and Security Needs

Fri, May 16, 2014

INCONTROL Simulation Solutions and The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at The University of Southern Mississippi are proud to announce the first high school deployment of SportEvac at Menomonee Falls High School in Menomonee Falls (WI).

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

Tue, Apr 22, 2014

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).

VectorCommand and VSTEP Integrates Advanced 3D Simulation into Incident Management Software

Thu, Mar 6, 2014

VectorCommand, in UK operational command support software for the emergency services and the oil and gas industry, and VSTEP, developer of advanced emergency response training simulators, today announced an exclusive partnership to integrate their products and offer enhanced emergency response training.

PlumeSIM® Offers the Right Response to CBRN

Wed, Mar 5, 2014

The range of potential threats makes chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) and hazmat response training a challenging business.