Webcasts

Firehouse Webcasts provides interactive training from top fire service instructors for viewing in your station or home. Live attendees can ask questions of the presenter and all webcasts are archived for one year.

Upcoming Webcasts


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View From the Street: Residential & Multi-Family Dwellings

Presented by: Richard J. Blatus and Tom Richardson

Presentation Date: Wed 05/14/14 - 12:00 PM CDT

Sponsored by: Streamlight, Inc.

While many departments train extensively on commercial building fires, residential fires claim more firefighters and civilians annually.  In this webcast, veteran FDNY Battalion Chiefs Richard Blatus and Thomas Richardson provide an in-depth look at operational tactics and procedures at a variety residential and multiple-dwelling fires. Construction hazards, operational difficulties, and tactical decisions will be reviewed with an emphasis on the types of information the incident commander needs from the crews to make crucial fireground decisions. Attendees will walk off with a better understanding of what commanders and firefighters need to know when operating in both old and new types of residential construction. 


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Managing The Vehicle Underride Incident

Presented by: Michael Daley

Presentation Date: Wed 05/28/14 - 1:00 PM CDT

Sponsored by: Paratech, Inc.

Working at the scene of an underride incident can be taxing, even for the best trained and equipped rescue teams. Lt. Michael Daley will cover the significant concerns that responders can encounter at these incidents, including stabilization, hazard control, patient access, and logistical needs. Attendees to this webcast will be provided with insight to potential solutions to overcome some common problems when operating at these incidents.

Archived Webcasts

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Prepare to Excel at Fire Service Distance Learning

Presented by: William Jenaway

Presentation Date: Wed 03/19/14 - 12:00 PM CDT

Sponsored by: Upper Iowa University

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SCBA Essentials for Today's Dynamic Fireground

Presented by: Jeffrey Pindelski

Presentation Date: Mon 11/18/13 - 12:00 PM CST

Sponsored by: Scott Safety

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Responding to Gas and 'Odor' Emergencies

Presented by: Kent Freeman

Presentation Date: Tue 10/15/13 - 1:00 PM CDT

Sponsored by: Industrial Scientific Corp.

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Extrication Updates for Vehicles with Advanced Steel Structures

Presented by: Ron Moore

Presentation Date: Thu 10/03/13 - 1:00 PM CDT

Sponsored by: Amkus, Inc.

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Getting Fire Prevention Messages into Schools, Then Homes

Presented by: Daniel Byrne

Presentation Date: Tue 08/06/13 - 12:00 PM CDT

Sponsored by: Alert-All Corp.

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Interoperability is More Than Just Radios

Presented by: Peter Lamb

Presentation Date: Tue 06/25/13 - 12:00 PM CDT

Sponsored by: Verizon Wireless

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Developing a Thermal Imaging Camera Deployment Plan

Presented by: Michael Daley

Presentation Date: Mon 06/03/13 - 12:00 PM CDT

Sponsored by: ISG / INFRASYS

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First Arriving Unit Operations: The Key To Success

Presented by: Richard J. Blatus and Tom Richardson

Presentation Date: Wed 05/15/13 - 12:00 PM CDT

Sponsored by: Streamlight, Inc.