Training Magazine Articles

  • Hands-On Training

    Firehouse® Magazine, Cygnus Expositions and their fire department partners showcase the skills being taught in the new Hands-On Training program.

    Article • July 1st, 2003

  • Implementing A Credit-Based Fire Training Program

    Article Available Online Soon!

    Article • May 1st, 2003

  • High-Rise Training: Maryland Firefighters Take Learning To A New Level

    Gregory J. DeHaven and Michael Prete describe a historical training opportunity: using a seven-story building, scheduled for demolition, to provide “high-rise” tactical and operational training.

    Article • March 31st, 2003

  • Fire Department Profile: Norfolk Fire-Rescue

    John E. DiBacco previews an upcoming “Firehouse On The Road” program by profiling the host department, Norfolk, VA, Fire-Rescue.

    Article • February 28th, 2003

  • Heartland Fire Training Facility: 29 Years Of Cooperative Spirit

    Just east of San Diego, a Joint Powers Authority exists for the purpose of providing a training facility for local fire departments. What makes this facility unusual is the fact that it is funded and operated by a Joint Powers Authority, which consists of...

    Article • November 30th, 2002

  • Truck Company Tips: Tip #1 – Venting Windows And Making Entry From The Exterior

    Michael M. Dugan launches a new series aimed at helping members of today’s truck companies operate safely and efficiently on the fireground.

    Article • October 31st, 2002

  • Live-Fire Training The New Reality

    Harry R. Carter, Ph.D., recounts the latest firefighter training fatalities and reviews standards and practices relating to the use of burn buildings.

    Article • September 1st, 2002

  • Live-Fire Training The New Reality Part 2

    Water Supply In order to conduct a safe firefighting evolution in an acquired structure, you must insure that sufficient water for firefighting is available. You will need water for attacking the fire, water for backup lines and water for safety...

    Article • September 1st, 2002

  • From The Officer’s Seat: Training Techniques

    John G. Riker outlines a strategic approach designed to assist the instructor in the delivery of fire training.

    Article • February 28th, 2002

  • Live Training Delivered To Iowa Firefighters

    Iowa firefighters don't have to wait for an abandoned building in order to participate in a live fire training exercise. A unique combination of funding and innovation is making live fire training more accessible to every firefighter in Iowa with the...

    Article • February 28th, 2002

  • “Vision 2002 – For Firefighters By Firefighters”

    Dave Jacobs previews the third annual training conference focusing on firefighter safety and survival.

    Article • January 31st, 2002

  • Simulations

    By request of the author, this article is not available online

    Article • January 31st, 2002

  • Training For Successful Trench Rescues

    Michael Daley describe the ways in which rescuers can train to respond successfully to these emergencies.Today's fire-rescue service must be prepared for all types of emergencies that can arise in the communities they protect. As areas become more...

    Article • January 31st, 2002

  • Role Modeling

    Article Available Online Soon!

    Article • October 1st, 2001

  • What Kind Of A Teacher Are You?

    Article Available Online Soon!

    Article • July 1st, 2001