Fire Engineering Training Community

Where firefighters come to talk training

Latest Activity

Dan Shaw posted a blog post

Building Leaders for the Fire Service - Part 1...........By Dan Shaw

Leadership is a quality we seek and desire in every level of our trade. Most of us are fortunate to be exposed daily to leadership models through our mentors, books we read of leaders from all walks of life (military, religion, politics, etc.), and the challenges we face in our own lives. Inherently, the more inspired, driven, and dedicated individuals are, they typically seek and find more opportunities to reap the rewards of leadership lessons than their more passive counterparts. This does…See More
42 minutes ago
Danny Owens posted a status
"Sorry Folks I had to delete my post on "2-A-Days" due to it offended members of my department and company."
3 hours ago
Jason Hoevelmann posted a blog post

Make the Day!

Great leadership lesson from a great friend and fellow FOOLS member:“As the Captain, make the day.” Dave DubowskiThis can mean many things to you, but if you are the Captain, you DO make the day. You make the day a positive experience by sharing, drilling, and being productive or you let it get away from you without adding much value to it.Since you can directly impact the quality of the shift and influence the crew, DO “IT” RIGHT!Make it the RIGHT way! All of the time! See More
6 hours ago
Danny Owens updated their profile
7 hours ago

Fire Engineering Training Community is a social network

Fire Engineering Events

FDIC 2010

FDIC International
April 20-25, 2015
Indianapolis, IN


  • Add Photos
  • View All

Blog Posts

Make the Day!

Posted by Jason Hoevelmann on August 1, 2014 at 2:22pm

Are you a WOLF or SHEEP?

Posted by Isaac Frazier on July 31, 2014 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Another Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) Attic Fire

Posted by John Shafer on July 28, 2014 at 6:54pm


Posted by Paul Combs on July 28, 2014 at 8:38am

House Fire SOP

Posted by scott corrigan on July 24, 2014 at 4:35pm

Competent, Constant and Transparent Leadership

Posted by John K. Murphy on July 24, 2014 at 1:00pm


Posted by Mark vonAppen on July 24, 2014 at 9:25am

Hump Day SOS - Spider Webs in the Hose Bed

Posted by David Rhodes on July 23, 2014 at 8:10am

SOP's are thoughts preserved.

Posted by scott corrigan on July 22, 2014 at 9:42pm

Tom Jenkins for 2nd Vice President

Posted by Bobby Halton on July 21, 2014 at 4:32pm

Failure Builds Character

Posted by Frank Viscuso on July 21, 2014 at 9:53am


Class A Hat Badge 1 Reply

Started by JOSEPH KOONCE in Sample Title. Last reply by Frank Ricci Jul 15.


Started by John Fischer in Sample Title Jul 2.

Tower Rescue Skills

Started by Hector Rivera in Sample Title Jul 1.

SOP for Flow Path Control - Who has one?

Started by Dan Miller in Sample Title Jun 29.

Childs arm trapped in revolving door 1 Reply

Started by Isaac Frazier in Sample Title. Last reply by BRENT WEIR Jun 24.

Bachelors Degree Info : Any advice? 1 Reply

Started by Brandon Lane in Sample Title. Last reply by Zach Schleiffer May 2.

Pre-Incident Plans 2 Replies

Started by Eric Michael Ziegelhofer in Sample Title. Last reply by Kevin Dippolito Jun 4.

It must suck to hate your job so much 3 Replies

Started by Paul Strong in Uncategorized. Last reply by Jonah Smith Jun 7.

Propane tanks both large and small

Started by GARY HANSON in Sample Title Mar 18.

Help With Lesson Plans

Started by Alex Johnson in Uncategorized Mar 6.


Policy Page

Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton
We are excited to have you participate in our discussions and interactive forums. Before you begin posting, please take a moment to read our policy page HERE. -- Bobby Halton

Be Alert for Spam
We actively monitor the community for spam, however some does slip through. Please use common sense and caution when clicking links. If you suspect you've been hit by spam, e-mail


Do you periodically put your members through a refresher of the evolutions taught in "Saving Our Own"? CLICK HERE to send us your reply.

FE Talk Radio

Friday at 7:30 p.m. EDT

"Keeping Fire in Your Life"


Erich Roden and Ray McCormack



1-877-497-3973 (Toll Free)
or 1-760-454-8852

Check out the schedule of

Ricky Riley, Dan Shaw, Doug Mitchell & Nick Martin

Free Webcasts

© 2014   Created by fireeng.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service