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.

Firefighters at raging Pleasantville fire

Firefighters Battle Four-Alarm Pleasantville (NJ) Fire

Firefighters responded late Monday evening to a four-alarm fire raging in a tire warehouse in Pleasantville, New Jersey, according to reports and social media posts.
Firefighters at the scene of a major recycling center fire in Passaic, New Jersey

NJ Recycling Plant to Be Demolished After Large Fire

A northern New Jersey recycling plant will be demolished following a large fire over the weekend that saw dozens of firefighters battling the flames.
Passaic plant fire

25 Fire Agencies Work to Put Out NJ Recycling Plant Fire

Parts of Passaic were draped in a gray haze Saturday afternoon, as 25 different fire agencies spanning four counties worked to put out a persistent nine-alarm fire at a recycling plant in which multiple explosions occurred.
Passaic recycling plant fire

Firefighters Battle Flames, Cold, Wind in Huge NJ Recycling Plant Fire

A massive fire engulfed a northern New Jersey recycling plant overnight and raged into Saturday as firefighters battled flames, frigid cold and wind.
Massive fire in Passaic, New Jersey

Massive Fire Rages at Passaic (NJ) Recycling Plant

The fire occurred shortly before midnight at the Atlantic Coast Fibers plant on 7th Street in the city of Passaic, and the city’s mayor said two or more explosions occurred.

Evacuations Lifted After WA Potato Factory Fire Prompts Ammonia Explosion Fears

The fire broke out at the Washington Potato Processing Plant Thursday night because of a malfunctioning dehydration unit.

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