Fire Engineering Training Community

Where firefighters come to talk training

Latest Activity

John K. Murphy posted a blog post

Leading From the Bottom Up

The fire service has been described as paramilitary organization with a leadership organized in a top down fashion. In other words, one person does the thinking, one person directs the organization and one person takes responsibility. Is that right? Is that how your organization operates?I was stimulated to author this article based on the belief that we can lead and manage better if we involve all of the personnel in your department from the bottom up – invert the leadership pyramid.As Deputy…See More
9 hours ago
Dumpster Rental Oakville is now a member of Fire Engineering Training Community
20 hours ago
Tony Mackie updated their profile
Paul Combs posted a blog post

DYNAMIC DUO - June Fire Engineering Magazine Cartoon

______________To see more Drawn By Fire cartoons or to purchase prints, go to: More

Fire Engineering Training Community is a social network

Fire Engineering Events

FDIC 2010

FDIC International
April 20-25, 2020
Indianapolis, IN

Blog Posts

Leading From the Bottom Up

Posted by John K. Murphy on June 24, 2019 at 4:30pm

More Than Wild Hogs - Rest in Peace, Malibu

Posted by Scott Ferguson on June 15, 2019 at 12:00pm

Hardship is the price of success

Posted by John Lightly on June 15, 2019 at 10:11am


  • Add Videos
  • View All


  • Add Photos
  • View All


Video: VIDEO: Procession returns firefighter from Berks to Lehigh Valley

VIDEO: Procession returns firefighter from Berks to Lehigh Valley

Video: Firefighter Cancer Risks

Firefighter Cancer Risks


Maintaining the Aggressive Firefighter

Started by Jeremy Perrien in Sample Title Sep 24, 2018.

FDNY Rescue 4 Documentary

Started by Joseph in Sample Title Sep 21, 2018.

Pro Bar vs. Paratech Hooligan vs Leatherhead 1 Reply

Started by Kyle Haertling in Sample Title. Last reply by Clay Magee Aug 24, 2018.

Aerial Ladder Slide

Started by Maekin Healy in Uncategorized Mar 10, 2018.


Policy Page


Our contributors' posts are not vetted by the Fire Engineering technical board, and reflect the views and opinions of the individual authors. Anyone is welcome to participate.

For vetted content, please go to

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

FE Podcasts


Fireground Strategies


Guest Host: Frank Ricci


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

Check out the schedule of

© 2019   Created by fireeng.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service