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Jesse Quinalty

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Jesse Quinalty is a captain with the San Bernardino County (California) Fire Department, working in Division 6, and was the operations and training captain at his previous department. He is a master instructor and the owner of Red Helmet Training, which houses four classrooms and a command training center in Southern California. Quinalty specializes in company officer training as well as table-top and digital fire simulations.

Considering the actions taken during a California wildfire that led to firefighters’ entrapment
Sargent talks military comparisons, personnel issues and the lost art of fire service storytelling
Dill and Quinalty discuss the firefighter suicide crisis and what the data shows about firefighter behavioral health
Strong talks about a “single-action approach” to incidents to integrate strategy and tactics, keeping firefighters safer on the fireground
Martin explains the concept of “intoxicated leadership” and shares a story of a fire service instructor who once needed some extra help at a conference
Deputy Chief Goldfeder talks fire service culture while facing a significant challenge – eating ice cream with the ultimate mustache
Lessons learned and great stories from a fire service legend
Emanuel talks fire department accreditation, data collection and bullying in the fire service
Video series will feature Quinalty interviewing fire service leaders about hot topics in the industry
Van Dorpe relays a riveting story about one of his most memorable fires