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Tue, Mar. 26, 2019

Critical Incident Stress Management

By: Lewis Warren

The definition of a “critical incident” is any incident that overwhelms an individual...

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Mon, Mar. 25, 2019

Extinguishing Agent Selection

Bonnie Barlow, Captain
Extinguishing Agents Instructor

I stress to my st...

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Thu, Mar. 07, 2019

HRET Considerations

 

NFPA 414 describes HRET as an elevated boom or booms designed to deliver large amounts of agent. FAA resear...

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Thu, Mar. 07, 2019

Drag yourself out of a training slump

 

We see it on every drill—a dummy carried out in a headlock or by a foot, then tossed onto the ground ...

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Thu, Mar. 07, 2019

Responding to a HazMat call

By: Ethan Kuhleman

The tone goes off, and you hear, “unknown ...

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Thu, Mar. 07, 2019

Challenges for the ARFF Firefighter

By: Russ White

0216 hours. The lights go on, and the tones go off. You pop out of bed and head down the red-lit ha...

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Thu, Mar. 07, 2019

Cleaning Your PPE

By: Mark Dowdy

We now know that it’s not fighting fire where we are most often exposing ourselves to cancer-...

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Thu, Mar. 07, 2019

Training Technology - FTRSuite

By: Mitch Iles

Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) is a highly specialized component of the fire service. An ai...

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Sun, Feb. 24, 2019

HRET Considerations


Sat, Feb. 23, 2019

The importance of agent selection