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AB Turenne
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  • Groton, CT
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Lives in:
East Lyme, CT
Flanders Fire
Firefighter - EMT
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Combination fire department
Professional Qualifications:
CT Fire Officer 1
CT Incident Safety Officer
CT Fire Service Instructor II
NFPA Fire Inspector 1
BGS - University of Connecticut
MPA - Anna Maria College
MPA - Anna Maria College
Topics you provide training for:
Single Engine Co. Operations
Rope and Rigging
RIT Operations
Public Education and Prevention
AB Turenne is a 19-year veteran of the fire service in Eastern Connecticut and is a Firefighter / EMT-B with Flanders Fire (E. Lyme, CT). As a Certified Level II Fire Service Instructor, AB's training curriculum has proven to be conducive with the operational needs of those he teaches and in turn has improved the human capital knowledge of many. A recent graduate from the Masters of Public Administration program at Anna Maria College, AB has continued his efforts in training and education by contributing to the Fire Engineering Training Community.

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Pre-Rigged Systems for Hauling/Lowering a Downed Firefighter

Pre-Rigged Systems for Hauling/Lowering a Downed Firefighter

When dispersing equipment and tools amongst your apparatus and response units, a lot of time and thought is used to determine what the best fit for the best…


Posted on May 11, 2017 at 4:30pm

Dr. Seuss and the Pack Conversion

Posted on May 1, 2017 at 10:30am

Don’t Reinvent the Wheel: Adapting Innovative Techniques to the Needs of your Department

Take a look around the fire service and you will find that many of our operational guidelines, practices, and equipment all have roots in other areas outside of firefighting. Things like our command Structure, breathing apparatus, and vent saws were all around prior to being repurposed to fit our operational needs. The same opportunities exist today.  Don’t reinvent the wheel—make the tools fit your specific department, response area, and resources.

Over the last few months, I…


Posted on January 16, 2017 at 1:00pm

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