This week The Firefighter Training Podcast talks about the overuse and casual attitudes and behaviors that surround the word mentor.
Monthly Archives: June 2019
Firefighter Training Podcast – ASKRAIL App, Real Time Information
This week The Firefighter Training Podcast interviews Retired Chief Charles Werner and General Manager Forrest Wieder about an APP that will give you real time hazardous material and rail car contents across the US and Canada.
If You have rail in your community or respond mutual aid to a community that has rail, than this APP is for you.
Firefighter Training Podcast – Give In, Give Up, Give It Your All
This week The Firefighter Training Podcast discusses the three choices that all of us have as firefighters, both in our own lives and on the job whether career, volunteer or on call.
60 Second Safety – Chocking Wheels Vehicle Fires
Tactical Fire Problem – Southwest Home
1.) Give a C A N report for arrival.
2.) What impact does the tile roof have on construction and/or tactics.
3.) Where does the first line go?
4.) What are you doing about the garage area?
5.) Vertical ventilation or not? What ventilation will you use if any?
Firefighter Training Podcast – An Interview With A Canadian Firefighter
This week the Firefighter Training Podcast Interviews Greg Howard who has experience as a career and an on-call firefighter in British Columbia.
I talk about the similarities and the differences between the US and Canada.
60 Second Safety – Fire Apparatus Fire
Tactical Fire Problem – Chlorine Leak
Develop a haz mat plan for this incident.
With all cylinders tied together what are the failsafes and shut offs?
How long will it take for an entry team to get inside?
Because you are in a building, what other considerations must be thought of?
Train on the DOT guidebook and WISER.
Firefighter Training Podcast – I Didn’t See That Coming
This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at the phrase I Didn’t See That Coming and how it relates to activities on the job, incidents, in station activities and relationships.