Are fire academies teaching the kind of tactics and techniques that will be most useful for firefighters in the "real world" situations of today's fireground? Matt Adkins takes a critical look in this commentary.
Fire Instructor Development

Conducting live fire training in an acquired structure is without question one of the most resource-intensive training exercises a department can undertake, but the benefits of such drills are substantial. Brian Mutzabaugh looks at some of the issues instructors may face when it comes to setting up these evolutions.