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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 DYNAMICS

Fire Crews Battle Flames in North Attleboro (MA) Balloon Frame Dwelling

Firefighters responded to working fire in a balloon-frame dwelling in North Attleboro, Massachusetts. Ken LaBelle shares information on the incident and photos from the scene.

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

Drill: Outside Vent Suitcase

Wichita (KS) Fire Department Lieutenant Samuel Hittle offers this Traditions Training drill which looks at the tasks of the outside vent position.

Fire Instructor Development

Operational Resilience

G. Howard Blythe examines this operational structure which can continually be refined and expanded to include all operations in which emergency services provide.

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

Spike the Jamb

Practice at and become efficient in the “Spike the Jamb” forcible entry technique, and I can guarantee it will be your go-to move when forcing an inward swinging door with a wooden jamb, writes Carl Meyer.

SOPs/SOGs

It Wasn't Always This Way: Remembering Chief Bennett

Thomas N. Warren remembers former Providence (RI) Battalion Chief James Bennett and his contributions to firefighter health and safety.  

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

New Firefighter Leadership and Management Training Programs Available

The Firefighters Support Foundation (FSF) has released its two newest free video programs, Leadership Principles for Public Safety Agencies, and Management Principles for Public Safety Agencies.

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