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P.J. Norwood's Blog – October 2013 Archive (2)

Fire Dynamic Research in Tactical Operations


I congratulate the ISFSI membership and their leadership for supplying us all with their Position Statement.


This statement is what the fire service of  needs! We can no longer train and educate firefighters based on personal experiences only. The fire service is changing each and every day as it has since its inception. There is not room for those who won't change to meet today’s fireground needs. We must embrace this new knowledge and begin applying it on the…


Added by P.J. Norwood on October 30, 2013 at 5:08pm — 4 Comments

It's not about the offense or defense - It's about winning!

For some strange reason I thought we the American fire service was progressing away from the "100 years of un-changed tradition" statements.

Today, we are each faced with a magnitude of "new" information that has been educating us in a way that no firefighters have ever had the chance to receive before. We are being armed with data and information that is giving us an ability to better know our enemy.   However, we continue to set ourselves up for failure. We train in live fire in…


Added by P.J. Norwood on October 26, 2013 at 7:47am — No Comments

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