Education and Training
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Reality Training: A strip mall wall collapse–
Why are there personnel in the hazard zone without their SCBA masks on? Chief Wylie breaks down the good and the bad about crews working this strip center fire.
Reality Training: A semi-tractor trailer fire–
A semi-tractor trailer on fire on a busy interstate in California? We've got a lot of lessons to learn from this one.
Reality Training: Preplaning and a massive fire–
We all plan for the big fire; this was a really big fire. The preplanning on this is what made the job go very well.
Reality Training: Fire and its use as a weapon–
Chief Wylie has talked in the past about fire as a weapon, and here's a classic example. How many times has your department talked through or trained to respond to an intentionally set fire in an occupied structure?
Reality Training: Proper ladder rescue techniques–
Ladder rescues are difficult even under the best circumstances. Chief Wylie gives pointers about a few things to remember when you're going to do a ladder rescue.
Reality Training: Massive warehouse fire–
Chief Wylie explains why you should never stand in a hazard zone. Be sure to always set up safety and exclusion zones.
Reality Training: Double house fire–
There are several points here to consider. First and foremost, do you have enough equipment on the way? You may have been dispatched to a single structure on fire and a single alarm assignment is all you have. That's not going to be enough to take care of two fully involved houses.
Reality Training: Assisted living structure fire–
Chief Wylie explains why you need to take every call at face value and make sure you have your game face on when you respond.
Mother plans scholarship to honor paramedic who was fatally shot–
In her son’s honor, Janice Jackson wants to help others who want to become a paramedic, firefighter or other first responder
5 fire service trends to watch in 2018–
New technology, equipment and systems – from fire suppression, to the cloud, to drones – are impacting fire service delivery capabilities
New firefighting program ignites interest of high school students–
A Piedmont Fire Department pilot training program aims to recruit more firefighters for the department while offering a new career option for students
Fair reach: Increase your potential as a firefighter–
Apply the concept of fair reach to absorbing knowledge and firefighter training to advance your career and stay safe in the year ahead
Training for a firefighter mission shift: Mass casualty incidents–
The role of the firefighter is changing as mass shootings, natural disasters and mass casualty events increase in frequency, requiring additional training
Pa. college receives grant to train responders on mass casualty event aid–
The grant will enable Dickinson biology professor Chuck Zwemer and military science instructor John Haiduck to lead courses on managing traumatic injuries
Firefighter completes 40-year journey to earning degree–
Bobby Deiss, who is also a veteran, is graduating from Texas A&M after having to leave in 1976 due to failing grades
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