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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 ...

John K. Murphy on Training Liability: Q & A

John K. Murphy, attorney and retired fire chief from Washington state, recently presented a free Webcast on training ...

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 bu...

Report on Fire Service Training Fires Available

Under the auspices of the NFPA Fire Protection Research Foundation and in conjunction with the UMCP Fire Protection E...

Video: UL Attic Burn, Day Two

Check out video below from today's live burn by Underwriters Laboratories

Live from the UL Attic Burn Testing: Live Burn

Live from the UL Attic Burn Testing: Live Burn

Check out video from this morning's live burn during attic fire research at UL's Northbrook (IL) facility.

Live from the UL Attic Burns: Bobby Halton Chats with Fire Service Members

Chief Bobby Halton talked to Chris Hasbrook, P.J. Norwood, and others at today's live burn testing at UL.

NC Firefighters Conduct Controlled Burn of Structures

On November 2, 2013, the Enfield (NC) Fire Department in Halifax County and other agencies conducted an controlled bu...

ISFSI Live-Fire Training Event Coming to Arizona

The International Society of Fire Services Instructors (ISFSI) is conducting an upcoming live-fire training event in ...

Live-Fire Training: What Do You Train On?

Knowing what type of skills you want to train on is the key to conducting a successful live-fire training evolution, ...

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Jack Murphy Discusses Huge Edgewater (NJ) Fire

Fire Engineering board member and John Jay professor Jack Murphy was on WABC to discuss the recent huge fire at an apartment complex in Edgewater, New Jersey.

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

Standpipe Operations: Clearing a Clogged Fog Nozzle

Fredericksburg (VA) Fire Deptartment Firefighter Donald L. Wedding offers this Traditions Training drill which illustrates ways firefighters can fix a fog nozzle if it becomes clogged or comprised.

Fire Instructor Development

California State Firefighters Fired After Homicide Investigation

Two state firefighters were fired Wednesday and another has resigned after an ethics investigation prompted by the murder of a CalFire battalion chief's girlfriend.

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

It’s All About the Experience

Frank Ricci, Justin McCarthy, and P.J. Norwood offer indespensible advice on how to be the best fire service customer representative your department could hope for.

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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