Lead from the Front

Lead from the Front: Fireground Tactics and Leadership

March 26, 2021 at 11:00 AM EDT / 10:00 AM CDT / 8:00 AM PDT / 3:00 PM GMT

Learn tricks of the trade that “slow the fireground down” and help you stay in control to avoid confusion and chaos at incidents. The instructor presents case studies and leadership lessons from his experiences gained in a 36-year career on the Chicago (IL) Fire Department. Modern tactics are compared to traditional tactics from the perspective of what has changed and why.

Wildland Fire Preplan

A Technology-Based Approach to Preplanning Your Community for the Wildland Event

March 30, 2021 at 1 PM EDT / 12 PM CDT / 10 AM PDT / 5 PM GMT

Preplan your community for a wildland fire: identify target hazards, accurately create an incident action plan, and create an overall strategy for the local fire department and responding agencies to follow, ensuring their involvement with hazard mitigation techniques.

Health and Wellness for Women in the Fire Service

March 19, 2021 at 2:00 PM EDT / 1:00 PM CDT / 11:00 AM PDT / 6:00 PM GMT

This webcast is based on the U.S. Fire Administration study “Emerging Issues for Women in the Fire Service.” Topics include cardiac health, cancer, and behavioral and mental health. You will be presented with the results of recent studies by the Women’s Biomonitoring Collaborative, including attention-grabbing resources meant to inspire firefighters about the importance of post-incident decon.

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Philadelphia Fire Boat Pilot Dies After Contracting COVID-19

While stationed at his assignment at the Marine Unit, Fire Boat Pilot John Evans, 64, contracted COVID-19 and subsequently passed away.
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PA Firefighter Dies After Suffering Medical Emergency During Fire Call

Firefighter Phillip Craig Ginter, 57, with the Beavertown (PA) Rescue Hose Company became ill as he helped to pump water at a designated fill site.
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AR Battalion Chief Dies After Being Found Unresponsive at Fire Scene

Battalion Chief Edward Karriem of the Little Rock (AR) Fire Department was found unresponsive while on scene at a residential fire.
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NJ Firefighter Dies from Apparent Heart Attack After Training

Firefighter John Jonker, Sr., 80, participated in a training drill at Erskine Lakes Fire Company #1 and subsequently passed away.

Health and Wellness for Women in the Fire Service

March 19, 2021 at 2:00 PM EDT / 1:00 PM CDT / 11:00 AM PDT / 6:00 PM GMT

This webcast is based on the U.S. Fire Administration study “Emerging Issues for Women in the Fire Service.” Topics include cardiac health, cancer, and behavioral and mental health. You will be presented with the results of recent studies by the Women’s Biomonitoring Collaborative, including attention-grabbing resources meant to inspire firefighters about the importance of post-incident decon.

Allison Brager

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APS Radio host Jim Burneka talks sleep deprivation with Major Allison Brager.

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