TITLE

Firefighter education is everyone's responsibility

AUTHOR(S)
McCormack, Jim
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Aug2003, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the aspects of fire department training. Skills required for a training; Key element for effective training; Role of fire fighters in a fire department training; Role of the company officer in training; Responsibilities of department trainers.
ACCESSION #
11502337

 

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