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Near Miss Reporting and One Captain’s Close Call

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Taking it to the Streets: Near Miss Reporting and One Captain’s Close Call On Your Street, In Your City, Across the Country, Around the WorldTM      Join us on Wednesday night March 16th at 9:00 pm ET for an insightful discussion on the National Near-Miss reporting System with a stellar line-up of fire service […]

Multiple Alarm Operations with Wind Driven Fire

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The five alarm fire that ran through a seven story multiple occupancy (MO) apartment building in the Flatbush Section in the Borough of Brooklyn (NYC) this weekend considerably challenged operating companies of the FDNY as the fire was fueled and spread in rapid success due to significant wind conditions compounded by news reports that a […]

Are You Prepared to PREVENT a Line of Duty Death?

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The fire service is a dynamic profession that is richly steeped in tradition, noble in deeds and calling. We know the fire service to be constant – yet ever changing in today’s society.

The Future of the Fire Service

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It is perceived by fire service leaders that fire departments across the United States will see a paradigm shift from just emergency response services to a comprehensive community risk reduction and management focus. This statement is becoming more and more common as you sit and talk with fire service leaders across the nation. National fire […]

Training & Tactics Talk: Emerging Dynamics in the Modern Fire Environment Podcast

Radio@Firehouse.com Podcasts and Internet Broadcasts for Fire and Emergency Service Professionals: Real Issues. Real Answers. Real Firefighters. Training & Tactics Talk Hosted by Chief Doug Cline Training & Tactics Talk: Emerging Dynamics in the Modern Fire Environment Joining Training and Tactics Talk host Douglas Cline as he talks with his guests from across the United […]

Fire Department Officers Liable in Double Firefighter LODD

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The state Supreme Court Appellate Division in Rochester – in a 4-1 split decision – concluded the law granting personal immunity to volunteer firefighters does not apply to the fire departments themselves or to department officials.

Remembering Brackenridge 1991 Floor Collapse and LODD

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Remembering Brackenridge, Pennsylvania December 20, 1991: Four Firefighters Killed, Trapped by Floor Collapse Four volunteer firefighters died when they were trapped by a partial floor collapse during a structure fire in Brackenridge, Pennsylvania, on the morning of December 20, 1991. All four were members of a mutual aid truck company that had responded to the […]

The First-Due Fire Officer

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On the most recent edition of Taking it to the StreetsTM we had a vibrant and insightful program in which we discussion some of the expansive facets related to the First-Due Officer. The discussion revolved around a variety of functional elements, traits, responsibilities and duties befalling the First-Due Officer. Taking it to the Streets: The […]

Situational Awareness and The Three Sixty

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Both the 2006 and 2007 Firefighter Near-Miss Reporting System Annual Reports identified a lack of situational awareness as the highest contributing factor to near misses reported.

Tactical Renaissance and the New Rules of Combat Fire Engagement Seminar

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Saturday November 13, 2010 – 8:00am – 4:00pm – Sponsored by Haywood Community College and Waynesville (NC) Fire Department – Located in Waynesville /Haywood County, North Carolina

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