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26th Annual Les Lukert Conference

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Taking it to the Streets “Back to the Basics”

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Join me Friday April 24, 2015 at 8:30 am in Room 101 as we take an in-depth look at training today’s fire service and the rolls of “Back to the Basics” plays.  We will be taking an in-depth look at the incorporation of science, street training and what our history shows us.  If you are […]

Taking it to the Streets and Reading the Building: Side by Side

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  Taking it to the Streets and Reading the Building: Side by Side   Today’s Street view and Reading the Building opportunity is focused on a large building complex. At first glance it looks like one BIG building. However, closer scrutiny reveals there are three (3) building occupancies sharing common party walls. What gives you […]

Taking it to the Streets: Your Street on any given Day

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  Taking it to the Streets: Your Street on any given Day At times, our surroundings become a blur and fade into the fabric that defines our response district, our first-due, our neighborhood, community, city or town. We tend to focus on thos…e areas that have an immediacy or frequency that defines day-to –day operations, […]

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The fact that at times, our surroundings do become a blur and fade into the background…

Taking it to the Streets: Columbus

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Here’s a new Building to Read. What do think the Structural System and assemblies are compromised of? What does the building envelope look like. What type of structural systems might be present? What would the least favorable system be? Projected occupancy load: Operational concerns for a major floor fire? Fire Extension probability? Occupancy Type? Occupancy […]

Tactical Operations and Combat Fire Engagement with Go >Forward Training

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The demands of today’s fire ground require new perspectives built upon the decades of practices and methodologies and the emerging new rules of combat fire engagement. Are you up for the challenge?

Tonight on Taking it to the Streets: The New Fire Ground and the First-Due

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Tune in to tonight’s edition of Taking it to the StreetsTM where the program will be looking at the New Fire Ground and the First-Due
Joining the program will be two special guests: Division Chief Ed Hadfield (CA) and Deputy Chief Jason Hoevelmann (MO) providing a great opportunity to listen to perspectives from coast to coast and the heartland.

Combat Ready and the Fire Service Warrior on Taking it to the Streets

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We’ll further explore how as Christopher Brennan states; “TodayÂ’s firefighter must be a warrior who will unflinchingly put his very life in harmÂ’s way to accomplish a mission, but who is also fully informed about the path being chosen”.

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Taking it to the Streets: Near Miss Reporting and One CaptainÂ’s Close Call On Your Street, In Your City, Across the Country, Around the WorldTM      Join us on Wednesday night March 16th at 9:00 pm ET for an insightful discussion on the National Near-Miss reporting System with a stellar line-up of fire service […]

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