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Are You Ready as an Incident Commander when your Firefighters "Press Their MAYDAY Button"?

BY: Joe Pronesti While relaxing one Sunday in my easy chair watching my favorite team the Green Bay Packers, a commercial came on for a pop…

Started by Joseph PronestiLatest Reply

Training Prompt: Top Floor Fire, Truck Duties

Either assigned to the truck or simply getting on it before it goes out the door, you arrive at a top floor fire. The video above is meant…

Started by Bill CareyLatest Reply

Expect Fire: Burbank Four-Alarm Dumpster

  ‘Relax, it’s just a dumpster.’   Video below is of what eventually becomes a four-alarm fire in Burbank, California. According to the L…

Started by Bill CareyLatest Reply

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Portable training maze specification

As I am currently involved in forming a new training program, for my department, i came across with the task of planning and building a new…

Started by Nikas Konstantinos

0 on Wednesday

Engine Company Operations Tips and Tricks

What are some tips and tricks that we can teach the new and incoming firefighters?

Started by Trey Foust

0 Sep 17

UL-FSRI Measuring Success Survey

Please take a few minutes of your valuable time to help shape the future of the fire service. UL-FSRI has worked hard over the past 10 year…

Started by P.J. Norwood

0 Aug 28

FDNY Waldbaum Fire: Insights, Remembrance and Learnings

Join us Monday night August 3, 2015 at 7:30pm ET for a special podcast on on Blogtalkradio on Taking it to the Stree…

Started by Christopher Naum, SFPE

0 Aug 2

Mentor Program

I am looking for a Mentor Program that others might have within their Fire Departments.  If anyone has an actual written document explainin…

Started by Mike Alt

1 Jul 28
Reply by Frank Viscuso

Water Supply and Tender Operations

What do your departments do for tender operations and water supply? How do you set up your trucks and drop your dump tank? Do you back in t…

Started by Trey Foust

2 Jul 24
Reply by Dan Rice

Hydrant Pressure Reducer?

This will be my first attempt to use this source to solve a problem. Please don't let it fail me.I'm evaluating 2.5" handlines and smooth b…

Started by Jerry Holenbeck

0 Jul 13

Is salvage still important?

Is salvage still important?   I am conducting research for the National Fire Academy’s EFO program on the current state of fireground salva…

Started by Ryland Kendrick

0 Jun 10

How Do You Define Firefighter Fit?

Most people, when asked this question, will normally think about how much weight they can lift or if the are overweight or not.  I argue th…

Started by Aaron Zamzow

9 May 23
Reply by Eric C.

ALS Engine Survey

I'm doing a research project for Staff and Command Class at EMU in Michigan.  The topic is "Are ALS Engines Beneficial".  I am looking for…

Started by David Cue

0 May 21


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