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Professional Development for the Firefighter in 2014 and Beyond, Part 1

Mon, Mar 31, 2014

We should not expect—or seek—uniform results in a quest for professionalism, writes John, M. Buckman.

Search Drill, Part 1 - Macro Search

Fri, Mar 28, 2014

In Part 1 of this two-part series on search drills, Samuel Hittle offers this Traditions Training drill regarding macro search functions.

A Comedy of Errors

Fri, Mar 28, 2014

A different kind of "Training Minute" from Fire Engineering in 1926.


Motorola Solutions Expands Award-Winning APX Project 25 Radio Series

Thu, Mar 27, 2014

Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) announced the newest additions to its award-winning lineup of APX mission-critical two-way radios.

FDIC 2014 Preview: Live Burn Training in Acquired Structures

Thu, Mar 27, 2014

Greg Fisher, who heads the annual live burning training at FDIC, discusses safety and other considerations to live burns in acquired structures.

Air Vacuum Corporation Celebrates 20 Years of Business

Wed, Mar 26, 2014

The Air Vacuum Corporation (AVC) is celebrating its 20th year of manufacturing and installing its AIRVAC 911 Engine Exhaust Removal Systems within Firehouses and EMS facilities.

FDIC 2014: Attack from the Burned Side

Wed, Mar 26, 2014

Cobb County (GA) Lieutenant Sean Gray will be presenting "Attack from the Burned Side: New Age Tactics and Tasks" at this year's FDIC.

Toyne Prepares to Put Brand, Apparatus on Display at FDIC 2014

Wed, Mar 26, 2014

Following a pivotal rebranding initiative last fall, Toyne is preparing to highlight a number of significant company advancements at the world's largest firefighter training conference and exhibition next month.

What Is Firefighter Training?

Wed, Mar 26, 2014

Loosely speaking, firefighter training constitutes acquiring the knowledge and skills one needs to undertake firefighting operations.

Mulligan Security Corp Approved by FDNY as Fire Safety Director School

Tue, Mar 25, 2014

Mulligan Security Corp. (, a New York City-based provider of security services in New York and New Jersey, is pleased to announce it has been accredited by the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) to provide the prerequisite training course for certification as a Fire Safety Director.

Training Bulletin: Flashover

Tue, Mar 25, 2014

Alex Langbell reviews the extreme fire behavior firefighters know as a "flashover."

Preparing for the Rare Rescue: Abington Township (PA) Firefighters Take on Structural Collapse

Tue, Mar 25, 2014

In 20 years there have only been three structural collapses in Abington Township, Pennsylvania. Still, members of the fire department are out in force--training.

IFSI Recognizes Keith €"Doc" Patterson as March Instructor of Month

Mon, Mar 24, 2014

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

Morgan Advanced Materials Announces FireMaster FireBarrier High-Performance Fire Protection

Mon, Mar 24, 2014

Morgan Advanced Materials announces the availability of FireMaster FireBarrier 135 sprayed refractory cement, offering superior fire protection and simple, cost-effective installation.

Scott Safety Announces NFPA 2013 Approvals for Air-Pak X3, Air-Pak 75

Mon, Mar 24, 2014

Scott Safety is pleased to announce that the Air-Pak X3 SCBA and Air-Pak 75 SCBA have received approvals to the 2013 Edition of NFPA 1981 and 1982 and will begin shipping immediately.

CHEMTREC Provides First Responders with Valuable Information

Fri, Mar 21, 2014

You might imagine after serving as CHEMTREC's Director of Outreach & Special Programs for the past six years and engaging in hundreds of hazardous materials conferences from Sacramento, CA to Plymouth, MA, I have heard just about anything and everything. However, after meeting thousands of responders from coast to coast, the one comment that still seems to resonate the loudest and the one comment that best sums up CHEMTREC's value for the response community is without question the one that was shared with me during the FDIC Firefighting Training Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Fiber Optic Van Rolls from AV Lighting and Staging to Emergency Response

Fri, Mar 21, 2014

A fiber optic-ready mobile production van began crisscrossing the eastern United States on a 25-city tour this month, rolling from live production in Georgia and heading straight into the March 24 - 26 North Carolina Emergency Management Association conference.

Firefighter Training Drill: The House on the Hill

Fri, Mar 21, 2014

Join Pittsburgh (PA) Bureau of Fire Firefighter Dan Doyle as he presents this drill lecture at FDIC 2014.

Recent Cooking Fires Highlight Importance of Sprinkler Systems

Fri, Mar 21, 2014

On March 16, 2014, a fire began in the kitchen of a private residence, near the University of North Dakota, at approximately 2:40 AM.

Dorm Fire at Howard University Sends Two Students, Security Guard to the Hospital

Fri, Mar 21, 2014

On March 19, 2014, shortly after midnight, fire broke out in Meridian Hill Hall, on the campus of Howard University.

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