Fire Engineering Training Community

Where firefighters come to talk training


Operational Guides

Incident Specific Operational Guides for firefighters

Members: 83
Latest Activity: Jun 25, 2019

Fireground Operational Guides

Free Tactical Worksheets and Operational Tips for Fire Service Professionals. The information we are going to give away in this group has helped many firefighters score high on promotional exams and operate effectively on the firegound.


The basis of this information is from my new book Fireground Operational Guides, which I developed with Deputy Chief Michael Terpak from the Jersey City FD. A summary of the book can be found by visiting:


In the meantime, go to for Free fire training, drills and promotional tips.


Operational Guides is available at:

Discussion Forum

When to vent/smash store front wondow 4 Replies

I have a sincere tactic question,,,When a fire is present in the rear of a taxpayer & the engine company is ready to mounted an attack. When should the truck crew take out the front display…Continue

Started by kevin. Last reply by Frank Viscuso Jul 18, 2011.

Comment Wall


You need to be a member of Operational Guides to add comments!

Comment by kevin on March 21, 2011 at 11:19am

To Chief Viscuso....  When is your book being released? I pre-ordered from penwell

week or so ago.


I am also curiuos to see your tactical work sheet. I'm a newly appointed captain that fills in  for battalion on vacation/sick days. Sad to say, little training from dept on this new role/responsibility, so I am doing my own leg work to be best prepared

Comment by Frank Viscuso on February 3, 2011 at 10:23am

Members (83)


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