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.

Norway ME Fire Department

Firefighters, Medics Help Evacuate ME Hospital After Reports of Smoke

A team of firefighters, paramedics and police helped evacuate more than a dozen patients from Stephens Memorial Hospital after reports of smoke in the building.
Fire conditions at San Diego fire

San Diego (CA) Firefighters Battle Two-Alarm Fire That Damages Three Homes

A two-alarm fire damaged three homes in Mission Beach early Sunday and one firefighter was injured.
Fort Worth TX Fire Department

Military Plane Crashes into TX Neighborhood

A military training jet crashed Sunday in a neighborhood near Fort Worth, Texas, injuring the two pilots and damaging three homes.

Names in the News: September 19, 2021

This bi-weekly series is dedicated to the latest promotions and other news within the fire service.

Los Angeles Firefighters Sue Over City’s Vaccine Mandate

A group of 500 Los Angeles firefighters filed a lawsuit Friday against the city over its requirement that L.A. employees be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Firefighter

Dangerous Rip Currents Cause One Drowning, Many Rescues Along Jersey Shore

Dangerous rip currents on Saturday caused the drowning of at least one swimmer and left over a dozen more in distress at beaches up and down the Jersey Shore, authorities said.

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