Fire Engineering Training Community

Where firefighters come to talk training

Frank Ricci's Discussions (125)

Discussions Replied To (34) Replies Latest Activity

"Experience that is not balanced with training and knowledge can cut both ways and of…"

Frank Ricci replied Feb 16, 2010 to Certificates or Experience? Which is more important to you?

13 Feb 17, 2010
Reply by Tom Londo

"You can be bitter or be Better! It is time we adopt the military matra. Do it for th…"

Frank Ricci replied Jun 9, 2009 to Snake In The Grass

24 Jun 16, 2009
Reply by Marty Mayes

"The military is a great place to start. The other option is to check into student li…"

Frank Ricci replied May 14, 2009 to My son wants to become a firefighter

8 May 14, 2009
Reply by Frank Ricci

"Aaron, Look up fire opps 101 from the IAFF we conduct it every year. "

Frank Ricci replied May 13, 2009 to Does anyone know some really good scenarios to do in front of our council members and general public.

7 May 14, 2009
Reply by Fire Engineering

"Shawn, I saw on your page that staffing is important to your department. Conduct a F…"

Frank Ricci replied May 6, 2009 to Public Relations

13 Aug 11, 2009
Reply by Shawn Tibbitts

"Great Concept! I was an explorer. It made all the differance. It is great for the de…"

Frank Ricci replied Mar 24, 2009 to Feedback on the Explorer program.

17 Mar 26, 2009
Reply by P.J. Norwood

"Stay Safe, empower your people and start with hands on evolutions 1 hour in duration…"

Frank Ricci replied Feb 26, 2009 to Need advice for training

22 Apr 6, 2009

"While posting on line will always draw some fire and Monday morning quarter backing.…"

Frank Ricci replied Jan 31, 2009 to Helmet Cams.... Liability or asset?

13 Jul 6, 2009
Reply by Mike Walker

"Hey brother great topic, We have no training program lesson plans. I would love to s…"

Frank Ricci replied Jan 14, 2009 to tiller training

7 Jan 14, 2009
Reply by Frank Ricci

"We as a service have a tradition of ensuring that our lines of duty deaths are taken…"

Frank Ricci replied Nov 8, 2008 to Firefighter Injury Survey From the IAFC SHS

1 Nov 8, 2008
Reply by Frank Ricci


Policy Page


The login above DOES NOT provide access to Fire Engineering magazine archives. Please go here for our archives.


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. -- 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

Check out the most recent episode and schedule of

© 2022   Created by fireeng.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service