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- Location is Everything. Spell, Jim // Fire Chief Exclusive Insight;3/1/2012, p6
The article highlights the experience of Vail, Colorado Fire and Emergency Services which proves that thoughtful design, information sharing and relentless desire for high quality training can build the best possible learning environment for firefighers and officers. Vail has 5,289 acres of...
- KEYS TO THE KINGDOM. Burkell, Chuck // Fire Chief;Jan2004, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p58
Examines National Fire Academy's Executive Fire Officer Program, a fire leadership program in the United States. Leadership development; Risk reduction; Incident preparedness; Fire response and mitigation. INSETS: GRADUATE TESTIMONIALS;UNTITLED;UNTITLED;FOR MORE INFO
- "DO WE REALLY NEED TO DO THAT EVERY TIME?" McGrail, David M. // Fire Engineering;Mar2004, Vol. 157 Issue 3, p169
Discusses the effect of complacency and neglect in taking one or several actions that should have been accomplished in the U.S. fire/emergency service sector. Importance of training and education of members to avoid complacency; Tragedies which resulted from failure to follow standard operating...
- SELLING ICS IS LIKE SHOWING A PIG A WATCH. Terwilliger, Michael S. // Fire Engineering;Sep2004, Vol. 157 Issue 9, p98
The article focuses on the use of incident command system (ICS) in fire management. The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency ordered fire departments to use ICS on emergency incidents if they want federal money in the end. If there is a large fire department in the Southwest; it and has...
- Emergency Scene Problem Prevention. MARINUCCI, RICHARD // Fire Engineering;Oct2011, Vol. 164 Issue 10, p34
The article discusses the need for fire departments to look at the actual experiences that their members have in emergencies such as commercial and industrial fires, vehicular accidents, and other incidents that require a high level of performance. It highlights the importance of periodically...
- MORE SIMPLE STUFF. Brennan, Tom // Fire Engineering;Dec2003, Vol. 156 Issue 12, p120
Offers site management and control tips for fire department company officers dealing with structure firefighting situations. Delegation of control to firefighter teams; Tools used in initial stages of firefighting; Tips on roof cutting.
- COMING EVENTS. // Fire Engineering;Mar2004, Vol. 157 Issue 3, p206
Presents a schedule of several upcoming events in the firefighting service sector in the U.S. in 2004. Fourth International Symposium on Aviation Emergencies: Managing Credible Threats; IAAI General Meeting and Conference; Fire-Rescue Med 2004.
- OFF THE CUFF, AND FURTHERMORE . . . Manning, Bill // Fire Engineering;Oct2004, Vol. 157 Issue 10, p6
Focuses on developments in fire engineering and fire service issues in the United States. Death of California fire chief Jim Page; Need to change the fire department culture of brotherhood; Implications of requiring fire departments to fill out a weapons of mass destruction incident response...
- CAN do - for free! Farmer, Tim // Minnesota Fire Chief;May/Jun2014, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p37
The article discusses the use of Conditions-Actions-& Needs (CAN) format in fire emergency situations. It says that the action plan has been developed by the outside officer based on their own estimation of the interior condition. It states that the outside officer has more better understanding...