1. Describe your department; How many members do you have in your department? Do you represent career, volunteer, or a combination of both?
Iqaluit Emergency Services, based in the capital city of the Canadian territory of Nunavut, has 20 career Firefighter/EMR staff, 25 volunteers, 5 dispatchers,
In an attached building of any age, consider that there will be shafts between buildings. If you have an old, attached building, you must both expect and anticipate fire spread via shafts. Virtually all old, attached buildings will have light and air shafts somewhere. Your Roof Division should be gi
The ISFSI/Fire Engineering George D. Post Instructor of the Year Award is presented at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) held in Indianapolis, Indiana. April 24-29, 2023.
This award recognizes individuals for extraordinary accomplishments in fire service training. The winner of the
1. Tell us about yourself and why you decided to join the fire service
I’ve been in the fire service since 2001 and have worked in career, volunteer, and combination departments. I started my career in Eastern Tennessee were my uncle was the Asst. Chief of a volunteer fire department. I was with hi
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Let’s address attached exposures. These are more of a challenge to protect, but once again, if you forecast where the fire is going, request enough personnel to address your forecasted issues, and decentralize your command to keep your personnel safe and the fireground properly m