“We can’t train today’s firefighters like we were trained, because the fire service we were trained for no longer exists.”
Ensure that when you train, you train toward a purpose and set high expectations. Do not waste your people’s time with poor training.
A systems familiarization from Fire Marshal Patrick Nicholson of Kittitas County, Washington,
Captain John Lukancic gives reasons why you should not be comfortable about your SCBA training.
The objective is to transfer our skills to a specific building and interact with our community.
Two firefighters were killed and a third injured when struck by a vehicle.
Ali Warren looks at the one call that can change everything for a firefighter.
Ali Warren looks at how going out on a call is like performing a symphony
In the movie A League of Our Own, Tom Hanks plays the role of a baseball coach yet speaks words that are directly applicable to today’s fire service trainers: “If it were easy everyone would do it. The hard … is what makes it great.” These words resonate with the training officer, and all fire...
Last October, King County—Boeing Field International Airport’s ARFF unit hosted a series of emergency response and mass-casualty functional exercises involving fire and medical mutual aid agencies throughout South King County. Kirk Rains presents some lessons learned from the drills.