Samuel Hittle and Chad Dailey review situations that may require firefighters to use hinge-side forcible entry and share tips on hinge removal.
Besides quickly turning out for a response, donning your personal protective equipment (PPE) proficiently is one of the proven ways to save time and lives on the fireground.
Raul A. Angulo examines and questions the fire service’s motivations for training and offers these helpful drills that will improve any department’s efficiency.
With proper preparation and practice delivery, a company officer can make any drill great. Drew Smith writes about excellence in firefighter training.
G. Howard Blythe describes how a fire department achieved measurable improvements in performance by instituting a training program that focused on proficient execution of individual tactics and then permitting personnel to determine when to apply the improved skills into operations.
Are you hoping that your luck will help you survive the fire service? Tony Carroll says it's better to plan when it comes to firefighter wellness.
The fire service is in the midst of changes. How do we, as instructors, lead this change? It starts with training officers and instructors thinking about how these changes will positively impact the safety of the world’s fire service.
Bob Carpenter offers a summary of five “Laws of Adult Learning” that have become the blueprint for many productive departmentwide initiatives and company training.
This presentation from Raul Angulo answers the above question with numerous creative and exciting drills and ideas for engine and ladder companies and individual firefighter skills.
Samuel Hittle offers a drill that asks some simple questions for discussion to help firefighters size up window openings more realistically.