Training Magazine Articles

  • 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

  • Simulations

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

    Article • January 31st, 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

  • 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

  • Thermal Imaging Training: Covering The Basics

    Mike Richardson outlines the essentials of training firefighters to use thermal imaging technology to its fullest advantage.

    Article • March 31st, 2001

  • Practice Like You Play": Rapid Intervention Teams

    Mark Beirne and William Simpson point out that rapid intervention means having the tools, training and attitude to separate brother or sister firefighters from whatever jams they are in - and do it rapidly!

    Article • February 28th, 2001

  • Post-Operation Critiques

    Dr. Harry R. Carter offers a structured approach to learning from your fireground experience, and offers a unique perspective on fire service training.

    Article • January 31st, 2001

  • Washington State Fire Training Academy: Specialized Training For Demanding Needs

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    Article • December 31st, 2000

  • Thermal Imaging Cameras: Training & Awareness

    Rick Crickenberger and Ben Sojka report on why firefighters must understand how the thermal imaging camera changes their behavior so as not to let it increase the danger when used.

    Article • October 1st, 2000