Anthony Avillo and Jim Duffy discuss fireground decision making and incident command.
Thomas Dunne shares methods for reducing stress on the fireground and points out the stressors specific to firefighters, company officers, and chiefs.
Jerry Knapp explains how the fire service can use military pointers to successfully conduct and receive briefings.
Firefighters need to keep a "Plan B" in their minds if their initial course of action on the fireground fails. David DeStefano runs through several examples for truck and engine operations.
A strong command presence can overcome most issues in an emergency incident, writes David Polikoff.
Getting back to the basics when it comes to firefighter training will help you avert fire scene chaos. But where do you start? Roger Lunt says take a look at scene management first.
Volunteer firefighters comprise 71 percent of today's fire service in the United States; however, the number of available volunteer firefighters is steadily decreasing.
In our ongoing march through the vertically arranged performance activities that connect to a boss's capability level, we have covered attendance, appearance, and maintenance.