Join us for a Webcast with Brian Zaitz on leadership at the company officer level.
Short-staff situations require critical decision-making for the appropriate determination of a safe, effective strategy.
Tanker shuttle operations are a fundamental fireground function for many fire departments, so it is important to fully understand the role each apparatus play in the operation and how your apparatus best operates to maximize efficiency on the fireground, writes Brian Zaitz.
Basement fires are some of the most dangerous fires firefighters encounter. Brian Zaitz has some insights on how size-up can help make for more effective (and safe) firefighting operations.
Brian Zaitz asks, We often associate vertical ventilation with saw cuts in the roof, but what happens when the saw doesn’t start or it fails in the middle of the cut?
Brian Zaitz offers a firefighter training drill that aims to improve hose pulling drills by incorporating the concept of “targeting” into the training.
Brian Zaitz goes over the basics of positive-pressure ventilation on the fireground.
Brian Zaitz shares a training bulletin on the concept of transitional attack.
Communications are a key to success on the fireground. As with any skill, the only way to improve them is through practice. Brian Zaitz offers a refresher.
Turnout gear is “personal” protective equipment. It is your responsibility to maintain, inspect, and clean your gear, writes Brian Zaitz.