Your Last Breath: Strategies for Success

September 23, 2021 | 1 PM

perational time, and soon would be on your last breath? Instead of draining 100 percent of the air reserve with your last breath, what if you could last 15 to 30 minutes longer? Wouldn’t you want that chance for survival? It is possible to stretch your air supply 25 to 50 percent, and you can learn how to do it in this webcast.

Chief Michael Barakey, Suffolk (VA) Fire & Rescue

Critical Decision Making: Point-to-Point Leadership

September 24, 2021 | 11 AM EDT

Learn to understand, predict, and manage obstacles on the emergency incident scene. The closest distance between two points is not a straight line; achievement is the journey and the overcoming of obstacles to arrive at a successful outcome. Getting from point A to point B is a challenge on some emergency incident scenes, especially critical incidents.

Five Cities CA Fire Authority

Report: Residents Frustrated with CA Fire Station Brownout

An ongoing staffing shortage makes it impossible to keep Fire Station 66 in Oceano fully staffed as it should be.
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Firefighters Struggling to Save CA Giant Sequoias

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Forest restoration project in Arizona

U.S. Forest Service Hits Brakes on AZ Restoration Project

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Brad Ventura Chosen as Maui (HI) Fire Department’s New Chief

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Medical Parole Denial Upheld in 1984 Arson

The commissioner of the Department of Corrections said in a decision late last month that video of a confrontation and struggle between James Carver and correctional officers last year does not change her mind as to whether he should be medically paroled.

Future of Lake Tahoe (NV) Clarity in Question as Wildfires Worsen

When a wildfire crested the mountains near North America's largest alpine lake, embers and ash that zipped across a smoky sky pierced Lake Tahoe’s clear blue waters.

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