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Drew Smith's Groups (20)

  • Illinois Fire Service Institute

    67 members Latest Activity: May 13, 2012 This group is for Field Staff, Institute Staff, Institute Researchers, students and other interested parties. All topics related to the Institute's…

  • Let's talk Pumps!

    57 members Latest Activity: May 6, 2015 Group to discuss problems with pumps or just to share information regarding pumps. Training of pump operators to deal with fire ground operations.

  • Aerial Operations

    115 members Latest Activity: Dec 29, 2015 This group is geared for the operation of aerial devices that include, straight stick aerial ladders, tower ladders, telescoping platforms,…

  • Becoming a Better Instructor!

    215 members Latest Activity: May 9, 2018 A group to discuss becoming a better instructors!

  • Rural Water Operations

    50 members Latest Activity: Apr 5, 2014 A place to discuss rural water operations and the impact they have on firefighting operations.

  • Hybrids and Alternative Fuel Vehicles

    65 members Latest Activity: Jan 25, 2015 This group is designed to focus on the increased presence of Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Vehicles on the road today. Most importantly, we can use it…

  • Quotes, Quotes, and More Quotes

    148 members Latest Activity: Apr 5, 2013 A timely quote can say what a thousand words can't Some are famous, some infamous. Some are just great statements about this crazy busines we're in.…

  • Tradition, TRADITION!

    373 members Latest Activity: May 13, 2015 This is the group dedicated to the glue that holds "Pride and Ownership" together - tradition! We'll be talking about historic fires, important…

  • Tactical Building Blocks

    461 members Latest Activity: Dec 16, 2018

    This group will focus on aggressive interior firefighting. We will address tactics that increase your chance of not getting jammed up and cover…

  • Smoke Divers

    53 members Latest Activity: Apr 5, 2014 The Georgia Smoke Diver Association conducts a 6 day class that is extremely challenging. The class offers the students the opportunity to develop…

  • COMPANY DRILLS

    615 members Latest Activity: Apr 17

    A resource for Company Officers to assist with the delivery of company level training.

  • Heavy Rescue

    183 members Latest Activity: Nov 16, 2016 All things pertaining to heavy Rescue operations

  • Communications?

    56 members Latest Activity: Aug 28, 2016 This group exists to allow firefighters discuss all of the wonders of today's technological gems. The good and the bad of radio and computer…

  • Structural Collapse Rescue

    120 members Latest Activity: Nov 19, 2014 discuss issues, incidents, causes and prevention of Structural collapse in rescue operations

  • The Professor: Building Construction

    215 members Latest Activity: Sep 21, 2018 In this group, we'll discuss all things building construction. What are the lessons of recent fires? What have past fires taught us?. What are the…

  • Fireground Strategies

    219 members Latest Activity: Aug 10, 2016 A site where strategies and tactics as well as case studies and lessons learned can be shared and dicussed

  • 1403 Compliant Training

    110 members Latest Activity: Jan 10, 2015 For those of you that are interested in discussing training burns. Pro's and Con's, Training safely and effectively with live fire. Led by FIRE,…

  • Start Water

    356 members Latest Activity: Sep 21, 2018 A place to discuss Engine Company Operations.

  • FDIC

    119 members Latest Activity: Jan 14, 2018 For those attending and presenting at the Fire Department Instructors Conference.

  • Training Officers Mutual Aid Group

    222 members Latest Activity: Jan 19, 2015 Training Officers and Instructors group dedicated to professional development of TO's and Instructors.

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