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Featured Blog Posts – April 2010 Archive (4)


Those fortunate enough to have attended at least one FDIC knows how special the opening ceremony is. Personally, it gives me the chance to meticulously put on my Class A, making sure that every button is placed correctly and polished to a perfect shine. Not because it may impress some prominent chief, or wow some of… Continue

Added by Paul Combs on April 21, 2010 at 4:11pm — 2 Comments

Today at FDIC 2010

The FDIC team has been on the ground in Indianapolis for the last three days. This morning we saw tremendous activity as the hands-on training instructors poured into the city to start setting up their sites for Monday and Tuesday’s hands-on training. The logistics warehouse was buzzing with 50 logistic specialists and 200 instructors pouring over millions in supplies and consumables. Using a type II deployment structure everything moves through the requisition, procurement system flawlessly.… Continue

Added by Bobby Halton on April 17, 2010 at 1:05pm — 4 Comments

FDIC Headed to Another Record Braking Attendance

I am leaving for FDIC tomorrow and we are ahead of our attendance once again! Thank you all so much for your loyalty, support and passion. This will be the greatest collection of education and training in fire service history. I am honored to be allowed again to participate. HOT is almost completely sold out and will be by Monday morning at this rate!

On a sad note, I am sorry to inform all of you that my good friend Harvey Eisner editor of Firehouse magazine will not join us this year due… Continue

Added by Bobby Halton on April 14, 2010 at 6:41pm — 3 Comments

Essentials of Fire Fighting


I've got a question.

Do You know this book? Is it worth buying? I would like to find out something about firefighting in US (basics, your tactics etc.). I am a firefighter from Poland (Station Officer). I need such books to improve my Unit (something interesting, new, good). Could You give me advice, is it good lecture? It's quite expensive for me so I would like to do good purchace.

Rafal Swiechowicz

Added by Swiechowicz on April 2, 2010 at 2:09pm — 4 Comments

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