Drills You Won’t Find in the Books

7 May 2015

The #1 question instructors get from around the country is, “Can you give us new ideas for company drills?” This workshop answers the above question with numerous creative and exciting drills and ideas for engine and ladder companies and individual firefighter skills. Many of the drills are based on line-of-duty death or close-call incidents. Others come from training manuals that have been out of print for 30 years. Tricks of the trade come from senior department members and retired firefighters. If these trade secrets aren’t shared, they will be lost with each retirement.


On Demand

Reduce Your Toxic Exposure: How Wireless Gas Detection Increases Firefighter, EMS and Public Safety

8 April 2015

This Webcast,  sponsored by RAE Systems, will provide you with insight into increasing fireground safety, and the use of turn-key wireless gas detection solutions to reduce the risk of prolonged exposure to poisonous and harmful gases and substances. You’ll hear from an expert in fireground gas detection and various fire departments that have implemented off-the-truck wireless gas detection as their SOP.


E-Learning in the Fire Service: Course Development Creation and Training

24 March 2015

Students will be introduced to several learning management systems (LMS) available for the fire rescue community for storing online content.


Forcible Exiting: The Fortified Rear Door

5 March 2015

This webcast, sponsored by Cutters Edge, presents the knowledge and skills needed for this situation and emphasizes rotary saw and chain saw applications. Students completing this class will be able to identify forcible exiting situations, select the appropriate tools and techniques, and make quick and safe entry into a closed structure.


Attack from the Burned Side: New Age Tactics and Tasks

12 February 2015

This webcast, sponsored by TargetSolutions, presents different tasks and tactics that can be used to extinguish fires that originate on the exterior and extend into the attic. Using case studies and practical experience, students examine fallacies that have led to firefighter injuries and deaths.