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Traditions Training Drill: Less Expensive Metal Cutting Props

Fri, Oct 31, 2014

Kentland (MD) Volunteer Fire Department Deputy Chief Roger A. Steger Jr. offers this new Traditions Training drill focusing on creating affordable rotary saws for firefighters.

Firefighter Training Prop: Smooth Bump/Bump to the Pump

Tue, May 27, 2014

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.

Firefighter Training Prop: Modular SCBA Maze

Wed, May 7, 2014

View a presentation that was created to describe the Modular SCBA Maze that the Kearney (NE) Volunteer Fire Department constructed.

FDIC 2014 Recap: BullEx Showcases New and Upcoming Products

Wed, Apr 16, 2014

Visitors to BullEx’s inside booth received an exclusive preview of its digital hoseline trainer, which will be formally launched later this year.

The Job: Leadership

Fri, Dec 27, 2013

Frank Ricci discusses how company officers shouldn't be afraid to get their hands and learn from their mistakes when it comes to new props, tools, and techniques.

Maintaining a Sharp Edge: Ladder Company

Fri, May 18, 2012

David DeStefano explores some of the ways firefighters can maintain and improve their basic ladder company skills.

Building and Roof Training Prop

Wed, Apr 20, 2011

The Cheesequake Fire Company in Old Bridge, New Jersey, but this training prop that simulates a regular, one-story building with a realistic-height second-story window and five foot parapet wall.

Survival/RIT Prop

Wed, Mar 23, 2011

The class is intended to present various multipurpose firefighter survival and RIT training props that are simple to construct, multipurpose in use with simple component changes, and can be taken apart for bulk storage, and reassembled quickly and easily for more frequent training.

Adjustable Roof Prop

Tue, Mar 1, 2011

Wes Hill shares an easy-to-make adjustable roof prop you can make to have your firefighters practice roof cuts.

Ventilation Prop

Thu, Sep 30, 2010

Albert Henderson of the Mineral Area College Fire & Rescue Academy writes about a roof ventilation prop for firefighter training that can be constructed from scrap building materials in a day.

UNR Fire Science Academy Showcases IFI Industrial Fire Containment System

Mon, Aug 30, 2010

The University of Nevada, Reno Fire Science Academy, located just east of Carlin, Nevada on Interstate 80, has the International Fog Industrial Containment System ™ installed and available for demonstration on the campus prop field.

South Milwaukee (WI) Fire Department Multistation SCBA Confidence Training Prop

Tue, Jun 15, 2010

This firefighter training prop is designed to provide realistic challenges that may be encountered on the fireground with the intent of providing both a learning atmosphere to instruct the proper way to address certain situations and as a personal evaluation tool so they personally can judge their levels of confidence and competence.

Hazmat Survival Tips: On To Plan B

Mon, Sep 21, 2009 It's not enough to have a backup plan, Steve De Lisi writes. Crews must be able to put Plan B into motion seamlessly and under adverse conditions. Are your ready for a worst-case scenario?

Realistic Live-Burn Training You Can Afford

Fri, May 1, 2009

According to the late Francis L. Brannigan, “Live firefighter training may inadvertently be delivering the wrong message.

Training Days: Partial Collapse Evolution

Thu, Feb 21, 2008 Tom Kiurski shares a drill he created in which firefighters must remove their SCBA but remain on air while trying to navigate a narrow passage.

BullEx Digital Safety launches I.T.S. Xtreme

Wed, Jan 9, 2008 BullEx Digital Safety announces the launch of I.T.S. Xtreme™, a live fire extinguisher training simulator for use by fire departments, emergency responders, companies and other organizations.

Pros and Cons of Props

Mon, Oct 1, 2007

MY NAME IS DAYNA, AND I am a propoholic. How did I become a propoholic? After viewing several fire safety presentations, I thought there had to be a creative way to reinforce the message, so I began to explore the use of props.

Groundbreaking for new PA responder training facilities

Wed, May 9, 2007 Luzerne County Community College's Public Safety Training Institute will be a comprehensive center designed to train firefighters, EMS responders, law enforcement, and other public safety personnel.

Notes from the Kidde Flammable Liquid Firefighting School

Mon, Apr 9, 2007 The school, which ran from February 27-March 2, 2007, at the Texas A&M fire field in College Station, taught strategies and tactics proven successful on some of the most challenging flammable liquid incidents.

Training Props Might Just Be Whatever You Can Find At the Moment

Mon, Dec 12, 2005 Many times training is only done verbally, which is fine for some topics. But with power tools, you need to actually use them. Talking about how they work and how you should use them only goes so far.

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