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Fire chiefs need to foster opportunities for incident commanders to develop their situational awareness skills through training and experience. ...
The Associated Press WESTERVILLE, Ohio — Study your surroundings. Find exits. Identify makeshift weapons. Americans are gleaning those tips and others as they pack classes on ...
They were reassigned to duties away from patient care and will undergo additional training while an investigation is conducted ...
WTHR CARMEL, Ind. — A little boy in Carmel has big dreams of becoming a firefighter someday. At 6 years old, Matthew Wheeler is almost there. "I love firefighters ...
IAFC President Rhoda Mae Kerr spoke about how firefighters prepare themselves for large attacks and the need to continue practicing with scenario-based exercises ...
Commissioner Hood Richardson said he was concerned about the training they had in order to be able to provide medical services ...
Officials are now training firefighters to let them know it's OK to ask for help ...
Tom Hancock was chief for 16 years and led his department to become one of the first in the state to be ALS certified ...
Little has been accomplished since the disaster, despite some state legislation and an executive order from President Barack Obama to improve chemical facility safety ...
The teens were conscious and alert when they were helped back onto dry land and are recovering at a hospital ...
Fire Chief Digital Edition - Winter 2016 focuses on how far we've come in helping firefighters and what our next steps are. ...
LOS ANGELES — A firefighter trainee and homeless man were reunited Tuesday after he put his skills into action to help save the man's life. NBC Los Angeles reported that ...
Scott Geiselhart is now traveling to fire departments across Minnesota speaking about suicide prevention and awareness education ...
The department has adopted a respectful workplace policy and will provide training to all firefighters and board members ...
Chief Joseph Edwards couldn't find a pulse on the 61-year-old man; he used an AED, combined with CPR, to regain a pulse ...
Originally from Arizona, Kenny Bower was friends with Andrew Ashcraft, one of the 19 Hotshots killed in the Yarnell Hill fire in 2013 ...
The truck will be used to practice deploying hose lines; they also received a 10-foot ladder, nozzles, adapters, lights, a tool for forcible entry and chain saws ...
As with EMS or hazmat training, fire chiefs must approach diversity training with a long-term view. ...
Without each of these characteristics, officers cannot lead by example and set the tone for the next generation of leaders. ...
Occupants in stacked vehicles is a challenge for extrication and stabilization; here's how to do it safely. ...



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