Archive for September2010

NIOSH: Uncoordinated ventilation caused flashover

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NIOSH: Uncoordinated ventilation caused flashover killing Ill. firefighterInvestigators say crews failed to recognize signs of an imminent flashover; firefighters were between the fire and ventilation points By Ken Robinson FireRescue1 Associate Editor HOMEWOOD, Ill. — Uncoordinated ventilation caused a flashover that killed one firefighter and injured another when both failed to recognize signs of rapidly […]

Tactical Renaissance and the Rules of Engagement

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Join the live broadcast on Wednesday night September 22nd at 9:00pm ET

Respiratory Diseases and the Fire Service, Report Issued

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Fire fighters have little idea about the identity of many of the materials they are exposed to.

Tactical Renaissance and the Rules of Engagement

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Taking it to the Streets with Christopher Naum On Your Street, In Your City, Across the County, Around the World; Tune in this coming Wednesday night to FireFighter NetCast.com and Taking it to the Streets for; “Tactical Renaissance and the Rules of Engagement”. Joining Christopher Naum will be Chief Gary Morris (ret) Phoenix (AZ) Fire […]

Honor and Remembrance

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Our nationÂ’s fire and emergency services have begun a journey, one that no one could have imagined.

Talent is not Enough

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From playing many years of sports on both winning and loosing teams I have learned talent is not enough to bring about success to the team. I played on teams that had plenty of talent. We didn’t win a lot though. That used to always bother me and I would say we have all the […]

Endeavor to Persevere

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What Ever You Do In Life Will Be Relatively Insignificant to the Rest of the World, But it is Most Important You Do It Anyways….   Live as if You Were Going to Die Tomorrow…. Learn as if You Were to Live Forever…

Situational Awarness on Taking it to the Streets; Did you Listen in?

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Taking it to the Streets hosted by Christopher Naum Last month on Firefighter NetCast.com ,Taking it to the Streets presented an exceptional show related to the emerging issues affecting fire ground operations and the emerging and prevailing issues related to situational awareness on the fireground and incident scene  and its relationship to firefighter safety or operational […]

IAFC FRI Company & Command Officer Leadership Symposiums

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The program offerings at FRI 2010 provided in-depth leadership education like for newly promoted company officers and those transitioning to battalion chief.

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We must be able to decode the “mess” into “opportunity”. It is paramount that we focus on the concepts that it shouldn’t be this way, but we can make it something else.

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