Fire Rescue

Training: More Than Checking the Box

Assessments of the fire department attitude toward training should be ongoing. Training should be part of the fire department “culture” as well as daily expectations rather than an occasional occurrence.

Eliminating Negative Narrative in Your Department Through Better Communication Strategy

To move the organization forward, everyone must do their part in tackling communication issues and chip away at stopping the negativity narrative.

Why We Should Know

Being familiar with this transportation machinery and their properties will better prepare you for your high-risk/low-frequency event.

Social Media is a Vehicle

Don’t be afraid to use social media as a vehicle for everything your department has to offer and to think outside the box.

Building a Crew to Work

We can set an expectation and hope it is met, but our standard is what we allow to take place in our skills and training in the firehouse and on the fireground.

Sharpen Your TIC Skills

TIs are only as effective as the end-user’s interpretation or misinterpretation of the image. To an inexperienced eye, the best technology can be useless or possibly fatal.

Hey, Chief, Are We Training Them for Failure?

Meeting the minimum standard is not going to keep you and your department out of trouble.

Leadership

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