No Room for Ad-Lib at Live-Fire Exercises

Linstrom, John
October 2007
Fire Chief;Oct2007, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p20
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the application of the NFPA 1403, Live-Fire Training Evolutions, a standard that mandates a comprehensive and systematic approach to the planning and execution of live-fire training for firefighters, by the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) in the U.S. The author shares the detailed information about the rules comprising the live-fire training standard. He also stresses the importance of the role of fire service trainers and safety plans during the training.


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