Bensenville (IL) Fire Prevention District Presents Fire Ground Issues and Tactics Session with Chief Robert Halton

The Bensenville Fire Protection District Presents Chief Robert Halton, Editor of FIRE ENGINEERING Magazine with “Fire Ground Issues and Tactics 2011” on Saturday, December 10th 2011, 9am – 4:30pm.

During the session the following topics will be covered in depth:

  • The Status of America’s Fire Service

Chief Halton will review our current status; the theory of Drift in to Failure will be reviewed as well common Perceptions and Realities surrounding the common elements in firefighter fatalities.

  • Fire Dynamics for the Fire Ground

Chief Halton will discuss the latest research in fire dynamics and how to apply the science to your structure fire tactics.

  • Learning from the Experiences of Others 

This section reviews several case studies and Chief Halton will explain why it seems we continue to repeat the same errors. A New View of Human Error will be presented to improve our ability to learn from others events. 

  • Naturalistic decision making, situation awareness and expertise

Chief Halton will present the latest research in the field of naturalistic decision making and what it means in terms of developing fire ground expertise in company officers and incident commanders.

Saturday, December 10th 2011, 9am – 4:30pm

Fenton High School,
1000 W. Green Street
Bensenville, IL 60106

Cost $20.00

Register online at:

Click on class offerings and follow directions

For further information contact:

Dave Traiforos 630.350.3441

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