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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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Fire Department, Sprinkler Organization Help Fire Science Club with 'Burn Box'

The University of New Haven Fire Science Club partnered with the Connecticut Fire Sprinkler Coalition and West Haven Fire Department in an experiment to show the effects of the positive effects a sprinkler system would have in a residential fire application.

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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

Firefighter Training Drill: The "Outboard" Forcible Entry Saw

D.C. Fire Captain Danny Troxell shares a drill that describes converting a rotary saw blade to the outboard side of the saw, making them more useful for forcible entry situations.

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

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

Ebola Resources and Safety Training for Firefighters

Mary Jane Dittmar has an update on the Ebola crisis and how it is affecting firefighters and front-line responders.

ISFSI

ISFSI Gets AFG Grant to Develop Training on Modern Fire Research

The International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) announces that they are the recipients of a 2014 Department of Homeland Security AFG grant to develop and deliver curriculum using the modern fire behavior research of the last two years.

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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