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McHenry (IL) Fire Protection District Firefighters Conduct Live-Fire Training

Fire photographer Tim Olk recently captured some photos of firefighters with the McHenry Township (IL) Fire Protection District conducting live-fir...

Investigators Examining Training Issues in Hartford (CT)

Investigators are digging into training reports that show Hartford firefighter Kevin Bell, who died in a fire last October, had not participated in...

Live Fire Training - Conducting NFPA 1403-Compliant Live Burn Training in Acquired Structures

A comprehensive guide to safe, effective, and compliant live burn training. Greg Fisher

P4 ~ Conducting NFPA 1403-Compliant Live Burn Training in Acquired Structures

A comprehensive guide to safe, effective, and compliant live burn training. Greg Fisher

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 bur...

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 liability for fire departments...

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 burns in acquired structures.

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 Engineering Department and the ...

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.

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UL Fire Safety Journal 1

In Underwriter Laboratories' Fire Safety Journal series you can learn more about the impact that new materials, construction techniqes and emerging technologies have on Fire Safety today.



Two-Alarm Fire Breaks Out at Quincy (MA) Fire

Crews are investigating a marina fire that incinerated 11 boats, sinking three, in Quincy, Massachusetts.


What Would You Do? Restaurant Fire

This fire occurs in a restaurant approximately 30 minutes before opening for the day. View a new firefighter training simulation video from Skip Co...


Firefighter Training Drill: Alternate Tower Ladder Setups

This drill from Nick Martin discusses some options to reduce this distance and encourage you to learn your apparatus' specifications and capabiliti...


What Would You Do? Single-Family Dwelling Fire

This fire occurs in a single-family dwelling at daybreak. Check out a new training simulation from John "Skip" Coleman.

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IFSI's Jamar Sullivan named Instructor of the Month

The University of Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) recognizes instructors who exemplify quality instruction, student engagement, professional...


Lockport (NY) Firefighters Pursue Training Center

Firefighters with the city of Lockport, New York, have gotten approval to install a new fire training center in a former restaurant, according to a...


More Boundary Management

A timely management topic we started to discuss last month is how organizational boundaries are established, maintained, and revised-they pretty mu...


Ideologues and Their Bad Behavior

There are some in the fire service today who speak about and write about how we should change. About what we should change.

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Video on Effects of Fire on Stored Ammunition

The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers Institute (SAAMI) has produced a free 30-minute video showing the effects of fire on stored ammuniti...

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The Latest: Worst floods may be over on coast, official says

October 9, 2015

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local):

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