• EVT TRAINING IN CALIFORNIA

    SFT is transitioning from Fire Mechanic series to EVT series for Certification.  Does anyone know where EVT training is, or will be offered in California?  Fire Mechanic series is being retired at the end of...
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    created by markandmary1
  • Buy In from IT - How do we help IT understand Fire Department Issues?

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    created by psiebert
  • Are there any fire departments using the fire extinguisher balls ?

    It would be great to have some real life case studies of the balls in action.
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  • NFPA 1851: Firefighting Ensembles

    I am the Marine Maintenance Officer for Army Prepositioned Stock Set 4 (APS-4) Watercraft in Yokohama, Japan. We have 17 vessels in our inventory that are required to adhere to the NFPA 1851 standards concerning Care,...
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  • Fire Service Section – Why Should You Belong?

       We all get asked to join various organizations, sections, etc. and many of us ask why?  What value do we get from our participation?  Well, I will be like everyone else asking you to join t...
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    created by clevelandg
  • Fire Service Section: Data Collection

    How many times have you been asked by citizens or residents about what you do as a firefighter? At some point, we talk about the apparatus checks, the training, and the emergency calls. We can typically recite the num...
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    created by psiebert
  • Fist of fire for major fires

      The solution to eliminate the beginning of forest fires Existing But no one looked at him. SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Mustafa El-Nahrawy   
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  • NFPA 1700: How should the IC make the decision for implementing an offensive strategy?

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is currently developing a Guide for Structural Fire Fighting. This guide addresses fundamental knowledge of fire dynamics in structures to help identify strategy and tac...
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    created by cfloyd
  • Should the initial arriving company develop a ventilation profile prior to determination of a strategy?

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is currently developing a Guide for Structural Fire Fighting. This guide addresses fundamental knowledge of fire dynamics in structures to help identify strategy and tac...
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  • Should every fire department have a risk management plan in writing?

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is currently developing a Guide for Structural Fire Fighting. This guide addresses fundamental knowledge of fire dynamics in structures to help identify strategy and tac...
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  • Fire truck of the future?

    How would this innovation change how you respond to emergencies?  
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  • Structural Firefighting Helmet Inspection and Repair

    I am looking for guidance on inspection and repair of structural firefighting helmets.
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  • Crowd Manager Training Programs

    I work for large Fire Department and the Fire Marshal has expressed an interest in providing Crowd Manger Training to assembly occupies. Has any other Department already done this, I’m curious how invasive a pro...
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  • When I became a fire chief/leader, I wish I knew....

    Just thinking about things I've been learning the hard way, or when higher-ups ask us for the report that I didn't know was due, or the form that the previous chief didn't file, or what category I was supposed to fill...
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  • Volunteer Firefighters:  Young at heart

    Hi all! Our small town has an annual rodeo parade in June.  The fire department participates with trucks and members, in keeping with the theme.  This year's theme is (appropriately) "young at heart". ...
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  • NFPA is the "gold" standard at FDIC

    Visit us at booth 13099 at the FDIC Conference & Expo.
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  • NFPA in developing nations: a new challenge

    Here is a great article from Vice President of Field Operations, Don Bliss, discussing current NFPA efforts in developing countries.  NFPA monitors major fire incidents across the globe, and Don writes about the ...
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  • NFPA releases RfP to build National Fire Data System infrastructure

    NFPA is soliciting proposals for an established and experienced firm to develop a flexible, scalable, system-agnostic, proof-of-concept data infrastructure and software to ingest, process, store and share fire service...
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  • Hose Testing

    Can someone please provide a sound answer, which is based in physics, as to why hose testing lengths should only 300 feet?
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  • Cistern for ONE house

    So the local FD chief wants me to place a cistern for the third house lot because the subdivision Regs state more than two lots require a cistern (this 3rd lot will be the last house lot). This is not a new subdivisio...
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