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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 fireround.

 

As I have said and will say again. No two fires are the same. No two tactical plans are the same. There are no absolutes and very few always on the fireground. Therefore the "new" recommendations are not a one size fits every fire. However, if you are a firefighter, company officer, chief officer or fire service educator you must begin training firefighters and/or adapting your tactics to meet the challenges of today’s fires.

 

Take a few minutes to read the below press release from ISFSI as it will save lives and reduces fireground injuries!

 

The press release that includes the position statement can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/#!/notes/international-society-of-fire-ser...

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Comment by Mike Pasqualicchio on November 2, 2013 at 7:53pm

The fine folks from ISFSI are welcomed to come to my dept & show me how to "safely" do my job I already know how to do. These folks are creating a culture that looks at true experience as a thing of the past. 

Comment by Mark Akins on November 1, 2013 at 7:48am

Thanks for sharing the link.

Comment by Nick Morgan on October 31, 2013 at 12:11pm

PJ, I couldn't agree with you more!  Keep up the good work.

Comment by Devon Wells on October 30, 2013 at 6:59pm

Great statement PJ!

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