Part of being a fire service instructor in this day and age is to deliver a pre-planned curriculum that has been created, vetted and has an element of quality assurance by other peers. After all, if the students could do it themselves there would be no need for the instructor right? In my neck of th
I would be lying if I didn’t say that I’m scared about being a “leader” right now. With the ever changing climate of the world we live in, I’m finding myself “scared” to make decisions. I want nothing more than to have the crystal ball so that I ensure each and every decision is the RIGHT decision.
Tell us about yourself and why you decided to join the fire service?My name is Caleb Eytcheson and I am the Training Lieutenant for Platte Valley Fire Protection District in Kersey, CO. I am married to an amazing wife and we have two great kids (Ava age 4 and Emma 8 mos.). In my free time I enjoy hi
Committee members must be current ISFSI members and will serve a one-year term (2020–2021). All committee members volunteer their services and, once appointed, are expected to maintain active and responsive participation during their term. Time frames of involvement for each committee are set by Com
Firefighter Rick Willard is a newly promoted driver/operator with the Springview Fire Department Engine Company 5. Although he’s only been driving the engine for a few shifts, Firefighter Willard is already demonstrating aggressive driving tactics. En route to calls, he drives above the posted speed