What risks do training fires pose to firefighter health and well-being? Join Gavin Horn today for a Webcast discussing recent research on the topic.
Stephen Green and Russell Shelley share their experiences of a smoke explosion during a response this past January.
Jerry Knapp reviews how using a 10-sided figure can help fire instructors convey some of the complexities of modern structure fire dynamics.
Bill Carey of FirefighterNation/FireRescue reviews some line of duty death data and research informing the firefighting profession. In this broadcast, Bill presents definitions and how lump sum data from yearly reports must be broken down.
In this episode of the "First-Due Battalion Chief" podcast, Danny Sheridan discusses closing the door for fire safety and door control on the fireground.
The ISFSI offered 50 Assistance to Firefighters Grant program-funded, eight-hour “Understanding and Fighting Basement Fire” courses throughout the United States in 2018 and is producing a training video featuring a general overview of the course.
Stories about "pushing fire" have long been part of the fire service. Should we discount these claims even though research has proved that it’s not possible to push fire? Sean Gray answers in the negative and talks about why.
Micah Kiger's lessons learned and reinforced from fire incidents.
Steven Zeliff says the best way to control a shipboard emergency is to preplan with all the potential agencies available.
Successful ventilation tactics begin with knowing fire dynamics and the impact of ventilation on fire behavior. Several key fire dynamic concepts regarding fire development and ventilation control are highlighted along with FDNY’s tactics specific to fire-resistive and non fire-resistive multiple dwellings. Today, every firefighter and fire officer should know and understand the following: heat release rate, flow path, ventilation profile, and ventilation-limited fire. Armed with this knowledge, the firefighter and the fire officer will be able to implement tactics that coordinate ventilation with suppression and allow victims the best chance of survival.