I love Power Point. So much, that my guys would come up with a great class idea and I would tell them to come back to me when they had a Power Point presentation. I would hear the groans when I told them we had a 150 slide EMS presentation on “The Cell and the Cellular Environment.” But I thought
Live fire evolutions are an essential component of our training arsenal. Live firefighting allows us to work with new firefighters even while we see fewer structure fires each year. This training is also essential to adapt to the various changes in tactics with the modern fire environment.
As a live fire training instructor, I get asked many times, which roles are nice to have, and which roles should be required as well as what training should these individuals have in their respective roles. Whether you are limited on staffing, training space, or time, it is important to understand w
This video focuses on the key points and tactical considerations from the “Understanding and Fighting Basement Fires” study by the International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) and the UL Fire Service Research Institute (UL FSRI), funded by a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) As
Effective communications are probably one of the most challenging aspects of an Incident Commanders (IC) job. There are many opportunities on the fire ground for a radio message to be missed, blocked, or just simply misunderstood. Take a look over the internet and search for “communications problems