The article series “The Probie’s Guide to the Engine Company” was originally planned to address topics seen on the fireground, discussed in the apparatus bays or dayroom and to enhance the fundamental training I expect a new firefighter would have. I can only go with what early initial training I received (MFRI Basic Fire) and […]
A new approach to back-to-basics training was recently delivered at Firehouse.com. The latest post on Training and Tactics in over a year, Chief Doug Cline leads a discussion on training philosophies with Battalion Chief Jeffery Pindelski and Buddy Hyde. Together they discussed what is needed to be looked into regarding the training of firefighters and […]
What Does He Need To Know?The process of cognitive decision making is complex and quite rapid. According to research by Dr. Gary Klein, fireground commanders will make 80% of their decisions in less than one minute . These decisions happen as often as the working jobs come in. What impacts the chief officer greatly is […]
“To provide a point of critical thought about certain acts and events in the fire service while incorporating behavioral education and commentary in a referenced format.”
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