The Fire Department Safety Officers Association (FDSOA) announced that a grant has been received from the Emergency Responder Safety Institute (ERSI) to support the Certified Traffic Incident Management Technician professional credential.
Fire departments and those assigned to an engine company should evaluate how their truck is designed and look to see if there are efficiencies that can be realized with some simple changes to equipment locations and hose deployment.
There is a need for quality training and equipment for both fire operations and technical rescue operations, writes Richard Marinucci.
With COVID-19 affecting all fire departments, FAMA is sharing some data to provide a larger picture.
It's 2021, and there's no real return to normalcy after the pandemic. But one issue that's all-too normal is rigs getting hit at incident scenes.
Join Chief Bobby Halton and Draeger product specialists for a live virtual event! They will be discussing Draeger's NFPA-compliant SCBA, live-fire training solutions, fireground gas detection, and more.
Technological advances have dramatically changed many things in the fire service.
If your department has not worked up an “exit strategy” for when things get back to normal, you should start.
With COVID-19 still very much alive and active, rural fire departments are struggling to find new and engaging training opportunities. Understandably, outside hands-on training programs are few and far between.
A federal regional assistance grant was recently was awarded to the Mountain Brook and Vestavia Hills fire departments and Rocky Ridge, North Shelby and Cahaba Valley fire districts.
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