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USFA Coffee Break Training: The Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation and Evaluation Model

Mon, Mar 2, 2015

The student will be able to enhance future training materials using the phases of the Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation and Evaluation (ADDIE) Model as they apply to instructional design. 

Smiths Detection Expert to Present at International Association of Fire Chiefs 2015 Hazmat Conference

Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Smiths Detection hazmat expert Dr. Chris Weber has been selected to give two presentations at the industry's flagship event, the International Association of Fire Chiefs' Hazardous Materials Response Teams Conference 2015. 

Crews Face Heavy Fire Conditions at Mt. Vernon (NY) Fire

Fri, Feb 27, 2015

Take Time to STRETCH

Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Before you take over the world, take time to “STRETCH” and remember what it was that you wanted from your training officer, writes Brian Zaitz.


Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Collection of new products for the fire service industry.

Firefighting Technology: Training with EVALS

Mon, Feb 23, 2015

In today's fire service training environment, we are all experiencing the challenges of the "new learner."

Fire Dynamics: It's Greek to Me: the Language of Modern Fire Protection

Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Glenn P. Corbett-Significant advances in fire behavior/dynamics study include computer modeling of fires and technical firefighting research. Is your basic glossary of terms up to date so you can keep up with these advances?

Fire Apparatus Driving: Drive to Survive: It Starts at the Top

Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Chris Daly-Are you ready to answer the difficult questions regarding the status and attitude of your driver training progam? Safe driving habits start at the top.

Fire Codes and Standards: Denver's Legalized Marijuana Industry and the Fire Code

Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Brian Lukus-Denver was the first city to allow recreational sales of marijuana in Colorado. Here's a look at how the Denver Fire Department adapted to this new industry in terms of response guidelines and fire code enforcement.

U.S. DOT Ready to Proceed with West Virginia Derailment Investigation

Mon, Feb 23, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced that is now able to move forward with its full-scale forensic investigation into the derailment outside of Montgomery, West Virginia, followed by a slower start earlier this week hampered by weather and safety concerns.

Fire Apparatus: Easy Steps for Aerial Maintenance

Mon, Feb 23, 2015

David T. Phelan-The safety of your apparatus depends on your steady commitment to provide ongoing inspection, testing, and maintenance of your fleet for optimal performance. Every single piece of apparatus needs this attention, even if you use it infrequently.

Intraosseous Access: What's Out There?

Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Emergency medical services (EMS) have grown considerably since our humble beginnings in the late 1960s and early 1970s.


Mon, Feb 23, 2015

NEW ON WEB. Last month, we debuted the Fire Engineering Training Network, an opportunity to get all our valuable training content in one place: a print and digital subscription to Fire Engineering magazine, our online magazine archives, and continued access to the Web-only features you've come to know and appreciate.

Drills: Are You Smarter Than a Rookie?

Fri, Feb 20, 2015

This next series of training drills from Forest Reeder pits veteran firefighters against new recruits, forcing them to test their knowledge about common firefighting concerns in their departments.

Fire Smoke Coalition Offers Special FDIC Promotions

Thu, Feb 19, 2015

Every year the Coalition offers a "special" rate membership during FDIC. This year the focus is on fire departments. In the last year, Coalition instructors have trained firefighters from over 1,200 departments. Feedback from nearly every firefighter has been their "entire" department needs the training. 

Firefighter Training: Responding to Dumpster and Trash Fires

Thu, Feb 19, 2015

It has been said that firefighters "risk a lot to save a life, risk a little to save little, and risk nothing to save nothing."

Volunteer Firefighting: Recovering from Adversity

Thu, Feb 19, 2015

The McLean County Central District Fire Department (MCCDFD) in Calhoun, Kentucky, is a small, rural, all-volunteer fire department of 30 members with a first-due response area of 103 square miles.

IFSI's Joe Drennan Named Instructor of the Month

Wed, Feb 18, 2015

The University of Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) recognizes instructors who exemplify quality instruction, student engagement, professional demeanor and knowledge base. Joe Drennan is IFSI's February Instructor of the Month.

Item on the Stove Eyed as Cause of Florida Structure Fire

Tue, Feb 17, 2015

Lake County and Leesburg (FL) firefighters encountered yet another house fire on Sunday.

USFA Coffee Break Training: The Fire Suppression Rating Schedule and Community Risk Reduction

Sun, Feb 15, 2015

The student will get an overall understanding of the Community Risk Reduction section of the 2012 edition of the Fire Suppression Rating Schedule

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