Philadelphia fire recruits undertake physical training

Introduction to the Fire Academy

What can a recruit firefighter expect in the first part of their fire academy training? Mandy George has an overview.
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Firefighter Training Drill: Fire Department Connection Identifications

Preplanning buildings in your response district will help identify which FDCs are present and ensure that labels are present and legible.
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Engine Company Ops: Checking the Pattern

So why do firefighters check the nozzle before making entry into a burning structure? Mark van der Feyst reviews some of the tactical considerations.
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Yes, You Can Get a Firefighter Job with No ‘Experience’

Mandy George reviews three critical attributes that can help you obtain a job a a firefighter and increase your effectiveness throughout your career.
Douglas Cline

Professional Development: Developing the Next Generation of Fire Service Leaders

December 7, 2021 | 1 PM EST

The focus is on developing a professional development model for your organization. It is based on the planned, progressive, and lifelong process of education, training, self-development, and experience and is a critical element of being a leader. Fire service organizations must strive to provide continuing guidance to personnel through a carefully crafted professional development plan that meets the specifics of the organization.

Firefighter Heart Health in the Age of COVID

January 18, 2022 | 1 PM EST

Firefighters are more vulnerable to not only heart disease, but also to being a vulnerable firefighter that suffers a sudden heart attack while on active duty. Routine testing can miss up to 50% of at-risk firefighters. Many of these risks are also the same risks that place individuals at a higher risk of hospitalization and death from COVID-19. A firefighter-specific, research-based, heart health program is essential to reducing the numbers of Firefighters dying from heart attacks. This webinar will explore the scientific evidence, the testing and commonalities that exist between COVID-19 disease, deaths and heart disease.

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Combat Staffing Challenges with a Mobile App for Scheduling Management

December 14, 2021 | 1 PM EST
Join us for this webinar presentation to learn how Vector Scheduling helps fire departments simplify their crew's scheduling, callbacks, recalls, shift trades, and more. We'll also discuss how Guardian Tracking’s unique Early Intervention system from Vector Solutions catches trending behaviors and potential issues that may stem from triggering events to enable supervisors to act quickly and make the best decision on how to help.
Project Mayday

Mayday Monday: Project Mayday

Tony Carroll talks to Don Abbott of Project Mayday about the data on firefighter near-misses and rescues and what it means for our operations.
Philadelphia fire recruits undertake physical training

Introduction to the Fire Academy

What can a recruit firefighter expect in the first part of their fire academy training? Mandy George has an overview.
automatic sprinkler standpipe

Firefighter Training Drill: Fire Department Connection Identifications

Preplanning buildings in your response district will help identify which FDCs are present and ensure that labels are present and legible.
Deltona FL Fire Rescue

FL Fire Chief: Fire Department Needs Its Own Training Facility

The Deltona Fire Rescue Department is looking to develop its own facility on the west side of Volusia County, a longtime goal for several years.
Firefighter in Euro helmet flowing water

Engine Company Ops: Checking the Pattern

So why do firefighters check the nozzle before making entry into a burning structure? Mark van der Feyst reviews some of the tactical considerations.
City of Watertown NY Fire Department

Peyton Morse’s Name Added to NY Fallen Firefighter Memorial

The parents of city firefighter Peyton L.S. Morse described a memorial for him and 23 fallen firefighters on Tuesday as a beautiful and respectful service in Albany.

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