As Decades Change, So Does Teaching

Linstrom, John
October 2006
Fire Chief;Oct2006, Vol. 50 Issue 10, p30
Trade Publication
The article shares the author's insights regarding the changes in the firefighter training in the U.S. from the 1950s onwards. The author cited that throughout the 1950s, fire firefighter training was on the drill about being a fireman. The 1970s has brought, among others, the snorkels and elevated platforms, and the incident command system, said the author. He noted that the move toward wellness and fitness initiatives remained climbing in the 1990s.


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