Firefighter Training Podcast

This week The Firefighter Training Podcast Revisits Garden Apartments in the series of looking at various occupancies.

I also encourage you to look at the firefighringtoday.com webpage and scroll down to see a presentation with visuals including a hostile fire event photograph of fire spread in these types of occupancies.

This episode is operational in content.

Direct download: 227061018.mp3
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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast Discusses whether a mistake was made, or was there a conscious or subconscious decision to make an alternative choice.

This episode talks about fireground decisions but can also be easily adapted to leadership and in station activity as well.

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This week on The Firefighter Training Podcast B/C John Cagno (Ret.) and I discuss five leadership books and how they can apply or relate to the fire service.

The Leadership Challenge - James Kouzes and Barry Posner

Leading At The Edge - Dennis Perkins

Developing The Leader Within You - John Maxwell

360 degrees of Influence - Harrison Monarth

Commanding Excellence - Gary Morton

 

Direct download: 225052718.mp3
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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast takes stock of US and creates a personal reflective inventory.

this is a shortened episode designed to take a look at what we contribute to the team, and what belonging to the team means to us.

Direct download: 224052018-1.mp3
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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at occupancies once again and talks about large renovated or retrofitted facilities that may have been manufacturing at one point and are now storage and or something else. The sheer size and square footage can easily overwhelm many department's resources.

The is an operational episode.

Direct download: 223051318.mp3
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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast talks about command teams. Specifically how to properly staff the command function at an incident. Chief Woolery is from San Diego gives his perspective and we also talk about how this could work in smaller departments and systems.

This episode is operational.

Direct download: 222050618.mp3
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This week on The Firefighter Training Podcast we discuss preplanning and operations at strip mall fires. We discuss many of the things to be considered.

This episode is operational.

Direct download: 221042918.mp3
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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast has a discussion about Church Fires. Why are they different? What should you know and train for?

This episode is operational and also discusses preplanning and training activities for these fires.

Direct download: 220042218.mp3
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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast ask the question, what could happen, and we discuss some common and some not so common things that can occur on your fire scene or on your way to the fire scene.

This is primarily an operational episode.

Direct download: 219041518.mp3
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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast talks about the weather, historical fires, and how the weather not only affects fire behavior, and fireground operations but our personnel as well.

Direct download: 218040818.mp3
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