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County-wide mutual aid drill in Monterey focused on firefighting and communication
Firefighters love testing new tactics and tools, but some methods simply don’t address the key issue with EV fires
Follow these 20 rules from Day 1 to lay the foundation for a long and successful career in the fire service
First responders from the Quad-Cities region worked on rescue task force and EMS best practices
Detailing the expectations of the job and the three steps to becoming a volunteer firefighter
What it means to talk about safety and survival in an inherently unsafe profession
FireRescue1 contributors and board members share their top back-to-basics training
A review of statements and resources from the USFA, NVFC, OSHA Training Institute Education and Firefighters Association of the State of New York
From windshield box alarms to command post practice, these drills solidify your command skills
How to select the right quick-action technique – completion, delegation or relegation – to help mitigate the impact of stressors
Safety Stand Down 2024 goes back to basic training
The latest methods and the strategic value of implementing Gas Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) devices
If you can’t answer “yes” to these questions, it’s time to level up your training
The San Francisco assistant chief shares tactical tips for dominating the fire so it has no chance of victory
If you’re looking for a powerful lesson for all ranks in your agency, it might be time to consider a staff ride
NVFC urges fire and EMS personnel to review the proposed standard, understand its potential impact on their communities and prepare their comments for OSHA
Clackamas Fire District uses grant funding for training its firefighters and paramedics in various high-stress situations
Rockford firefighters and the Illinois Fire Service Institute joined together to create a skills event for fire department cadets
Bruno’s impact on the fire service is far-reaching and profound, particularly in the areas of safety, command and customer service
The Center for Firefighter Injury Research & Safety Trends (FIRST) Fellowship recipients’ research focuses on the occupational health and safety of firefighters
All of these questions would be asked as “What would you do if ... " questions
Here are some common (and two uncommon) questions you may encounter on a typical entry-level oral board
Firefighting is a tough business, and firefighters — more than most other professionals — need to possess a multitude of skills and talents
Size-up reports are an essential part of effective fireground operations – and can save firefighter lives
Defensive mode means positioning farther away from the scene to avoid the collapse zone
Look for these nine traits when evaluating which firefighters have the potential to move up in the ranks
What matters most is that we continue to work on ourselves every day – these rules can help us stay on track
Here’s how to avoid common vehicle rescue mistakes and get the most out of our extrication tools