Started this discussion. Last reply by zachary wolf Nov 25, 2014.
A guide to help your self-study in size up and command
By: Joe Pronesti
With today’s social media everyone knows that fire video is a click away sometimes we can get video while crews are on scene still. It’s great that we can…Continue
Posted on March 29, 2015 at 6:30pm
What does a two year firefighter and group of firefighters from the Netherlands have in common? No it’s not a joke but a great example of what Steve Kerber from UL along with Dan Madrzykowski from NIST have really done with the research data disseminated to our fire service, they have brought firefighters from across the globe together and talking about tactics and that is in my opinion the greatest lesson for us. Now back to the probie and the Dutch firefighters, I have had the privilege to…Continue
Posted on January 20, 2015 at 7:09pm
A rare but challenging fire you may face in your career will be a burning church, synagogue, mosque, or temple. These buildings may be the treasure of the community and the artifacts inside may be irreplaceable, pre-fire study and planning plus proper initial size up may be what separates a community tragedy or a proud save of the building and all that’s inside.
One of the most important fire ground operations in these buildings takes place prior to the fire even occurring, it is…Continue
Posted on January 13, 2015 at 6:30pm