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Foam Simulators for Safer ARFF Training

Foam Simulators for Safer ARFF Training

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Fire training is always stressful and risky. But ARFF (aircraft rescue and firefighting) training is especially challenging. It’s not simply…
Fire Department Training: Is the Training Ground Too Safe?

Fire Department Training: Is the Training Ground Too Safe?

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William Greenwood has been in fire services for more than twenty-seven years. As Chief of Warwick, RI’s T.F. Green International…
Combining the Training Ground and Simulation for Comprehensive Cold-Weather Fire Department Training

Combining the Training Ground and Simulation for Comprehensive Cold-Weather Fire Department Training

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  Last winter Jim Vaughn (battalion chief with the Normal, IL, Fire Department and Field Staff Instructor and Regional Representative…
Addressing the Risks (and Cost) of Firefighting Foam Training

Addressing the Risks (and Cost) of Firefighting Foam Training

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  Firefighting foams are essential tools for fighting fires, making firefighter foam training essential to every fire brigade. When it…
Better Fire Pump Operator Training for Airfields and Air Force Bases

Better Fire Pump Operator Training for Airfields and Air Force Bases

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  Eielson Air Force Base in central Alaska is less than 200 miles from the Arctic Circle and often sees…
Fire Department Training for Pump and Water Pressure Failure

Fire Department Training for Pump and Water Pressure Failure

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Back in 2011, Noel Maitland (at that time lieutenant and 15-year veteran with the FDNY) wrote an excellent fire department…