Tag Archives: Situational Awareness

Is Your Relationship with the Organization Status Quo?

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As I reflect back over the years in my career there is one lesson I remember that resinates from my mentors, “If you put the organization first, then your wants and ambitions will soon follow. But it is always about the orgainization first, your suborindates second and you are last.” Well I have to often […]

ESCAPe 2016 Conference

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            Join Chiefs Bobby Halton, Doug Cline and Chris Naum at the 2016 ESCAPe Conference February 24-28, 2016 at Pipestem State Park.  You will not want to miss these dynamic presentations and training.

Reviewing the Waldbaum Fire & Collapse

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            You will not want to miss this opportunity to learn vicariously about a history making fire.  Join Doug Cline, Chris Naum and Joe Pronesti as they have special Guest Chief Vinny Dunn and Jerry Tracy on “Taking it To the Streets” as we take multi-demnsional look at this incident […]

Fire and Training with Doug Cline on Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio

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Join Chief Doug Cline with thefireofficer.com as he hosts the Fire and Training show on Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio. Tonights show will focus on Chief Cline’s 2015 FDIC International presentation on Back to the Basics looking at “Training for Success”. Chief Cline will be joined tonight with Guest Chris Naum who hosts Firegroundleadership.com a […]

Fire and Training on Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio

Listen to the latest edition of Fire and Training on Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio. Joining host Doug Cline is Chief John Buckman and Chief Jim Duffy as they discuss taking training to the streets. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/fireengineeringtalkradio/2015/03/11/episode-990-fire-and-training-with-doug-cline  

Testimony Continues from 2011 LAFD LODD Fire at Luxury Hollywood Hills Home in Hearing for Architect

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A veteran fire captain testified Wednesday that he was trapped in debris that fell from a ceiling during a February 2011 fire at a luxury home in the Hollywood Hills, where another longtime firefighter suffered fatal injuries.

Near-Miss, with RIT Deployment at Structural Collapse: Canada

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Are you Reading Your Buildings Correctly? It’s not always that easy and looks may very well be deceiving.

The Worcester 6

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May the Worcester 6 always be remembered; “Fallen Heroes Never Forgotten.” Learning from the past is your responsibility.

Ten Minutes in the Street: The First-Due

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This edition of Ten Minutes in the Street TM is looking at the considerations for the first-due engine company upon arrival at a well involved single family residential house fire. Arrivals and subsequent deployments during night time periods pose ever increasing challenges to arriving officers in the ability to ascertain and recognize factors that will have a direct or ancillary affect in the developing incident action plan, tactics and task assignments.

Texas Captain; 2010 LODD Report Issued with Lessons Learned

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Captain Araguz, a 30 year old, 11-year veteran of the Wharton Volunteer Fire Department made Captain in 2009.

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