Firefighter Training Podcast

This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at the slippery slope that takes us from bravery, recklessness, and stupidity.

 

  • This episode relates to fireground operations
  • This episode speaks about attitudes and culture
  • This episode is designed to make you reflect and think about you and your department.
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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast remembers the Worcester 6 from December 3, 1999.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at distractions. Distractions on the fireground, in the station, in the public, social media and life in general.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast Looks At Communication and radio information. We Interview Chief Russ Giese of the 3 Mile Fire District in Montana.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast talks about the fact that if you are in charge, by default or by choice you have an obligation to give some orders!

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at the statement "What I Know Now, That I Did Not Know Then." How does this relate to you now, and how will it relate to you in the future.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast Interviews Dennis Ramberg about the differences between the US and Swedish Fire Services.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast suggests That You ShouldTell People What You Notice.

Check out Firefighter Today Weekly Roundtable tonight on October 15, 2017 at 8:00 PM Eastern Time when the panel discusses the "Time" variable on emergency scenes.

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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast is about a firefighter that has stopped reading, learning and staying current and why that is important.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast talks with Assistant Chief Joe Pronesti about The Fog of The Fireground.

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This week on The Firefighter Training Podcast Retired Fire Chief Kevin Burns Interviews Chief Peter Lamb. Yup, thats right a bit of a role reversal for episode 200.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast celebrates Back to School Week with an episode that every day in the fire service is a school day.

The Ask The Chief Segment asks if I ever wanted a Do Over on an incident.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast has a very poignant Safety Message as well as discussing the passion for the Job.

Also a special MAYDAY Acronym sent in by a listeners.

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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast Interviews Chief Erron Kinney and talks about the parallels from his NFL career and training and how that relates to the fire service.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast Looks at Water and Fire Suppression. We talk about fighting the fire from all sides of the fire triangle.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast talks with Retired Chief John Cagno about Avoiding The No Way Out Situations.

The Ask The Chief Segment is about giving someone a break.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at the role of the IC in the MAYDAY situation.

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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast asks the incident commander the question "What are you looking at...? and what are you focused on?

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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast talks about the understanding of progressive discipline.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at the acronym W I N for Whats Important NOW and how we can apply this to fire station sociology.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast takes a look at The Hackensack Ford Fire.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at the quote, "If You Love Your Job, You Never Work A Day In Your Life".

This podcast episode is in response to a listener email. Thanks George!

 

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast interviews Deputy Chief (Ret.) Kevin Burns from Framingham Fire Department. We talk about company officers, shift officers, and some fireground expectations from the boss.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast has a discussion with Ben Martin and we talk about leadership, emotional intelligence and the embracetheresistance.com website.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast talks about the danger of diluting your training and the Train The Trainer Concept.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcasts talks with Karen Owens about a bunch of topics concerning EMS and her book called Incident Command for EMS.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at the issue of REHAB.

The Ask The Chief Segment is about black boxes.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast talks with UK firefighter Ben Walker.

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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast is an interview about training and a thumbnail review of FDIC 2017 as well as other national conferences.

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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast looks at courage and fear.

The Ask The Chief segment talks about evaluations and assessments.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast does an Interview with Retired FDNY Captain Richard Meo, author of the book My Turn On The Fire Lines.

The Ask the chief segment is the age old question of smooth bore vs. fog nozzles.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast discusses some myths and pitfalls of delegating and forming committees within your organization.

The "Ask The Chief" segment discusses apparatus assignment rotations.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast reviews some tips for brand new firefighters entering recruit training or going on probationary status.

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This Week The Firefighter Training Podcast asks the question, Are We Doing What We Were Trained to Do?

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast Talks about possible divisions within your department.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at many of the variables we face, and which are facts and which might just be a probability.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast discusses how a failure might lead to training success.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast talks about the size of the building we are operating in.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast asks the question "What Are You Trying To Accomplish?".

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast, asks the question, What Did You Do Today?

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at how information is shared or could be shared, and also what types of information get shared.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at the Motor Vehicle Accident and how we approach it, operate at it, and command it.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast talks about aggressive Incident Command.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at the phrase 'present and accounted for, sir" and takes it apart to figure out what that really means. A great listen for the new firefighter and for officers of any rank.

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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast chats with retired Deputy Chief Jack Holbrook and we talk about both the old and the new of the fire service.

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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast asks the question What Should I Do? in multiple ways under multiple different circumstances.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast breaks the emergency response into door to door segments.

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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast looks at how fire prevention is everyone's responsibility. The tragic Oakland California fire in the "Ghost Ship" cost 36 civilians lives. What can we do in our local departments.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast talks about the Ins and Outs. Does it make a difference if the fire starts from the outside and travels inside? How does this affect the building, the fire behavior or us?

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at how to follow instead of how to lead. Leaders are nothing without followers.

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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast looks at whether or not your RIT plan is simplified. Will it work under Stress?

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast Looks at some tips for a new fire officer.

Heck, even an old fire officer might learn something!

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast reviews some of the questions submitted to the Ask The Chief Segment. There will be multiple topics covered.

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This week  The Firefighter Training Podcast talks about an incident commander developing an action plan.

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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast will discuss 4 Fire Service Myths with Joe Starnes

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The week The Firefighter Training Podcast answers the question I Did The Size Up, ...Now What?

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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast discusses the Levels of Organizational Trust.

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This Week The Firefighter Training Podcast Answers the Question 'What If It Is Not Your Incident Command System?"

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast Is About Leadership Quotes and what they mean. We Have Battalion Chief john Cagno as a guest.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast Asks the question...What Do i Do If I Do Not Have The Experience?

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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast is BACK !! and we remember September 11, 2016 and talk about the meaning of Never Forget.

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This week Leadership Language discusses dispatch.

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This week Leadership Language discusses pumping.

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This week on Leadership Language we discuss driving.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at pre-fire planning and how to collect and use the data. Listener feedback is requested.

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This week Leadership Language is talking about apparatus.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast revisits the 2 1/2 story apartment building.

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This week The Leadership Language is about integrity.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks back at the episodes and content from 2015.

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This week Leadership Language is about the fire station.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at Crew Survivability.

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This week Leadership Language discusses the word judgement.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast is about the phrase, What Are You Missing? There are some fire service connections, some officer connections, and lots of people connections.

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This week Leadership Language os about cooperation.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast Looks at the issue of how time affects firefighting operations as well as leadership decisions.

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This week Leadership Language is about teamwork.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast discusses devices that can help us make decisions.

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This week Leadership Language talks about orientation.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast is a discussion about non emergency Ergonomics in the station and around the apparatus.

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This week on Leadership Language we talk about service.

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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast is a discussion and review of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.

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This week on Leadership Language we speak about control.

 

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast talks with Erica Behning and David Frazier about PPE.

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This week Leadership Language is about management.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast speaks with inventor Shawn Bloemker about the MAX FIRE BOX training prop and system.

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This week Leadership Language talks about the word subordinate.

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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast speaks about incident commander options.

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This week Leadership Language Looks at the word development.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast discusses what the student and the instructor bring to training sessions.

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This week on The Firefighter Training Podcast Leadership Language Segment we talk about the word sensitivity.

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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast talks with Chief Warren Whitley about the Fog Nozzle Smooth bore nozzle debate. Listen to his views here!

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This week on The Firefighter Training Podcast Leadership Language Segment we talk about the word creativity.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast is about how can Amateur Radio (Ham Radio) help the Fire Service.

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This week on The Firefighter Training Podcast Leadership Language Segment we talk about the word decisiveness.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast talks about how to best use YOUTUBE videos for training purposes. We also touch on photographs as well.

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This week on The Firefighter Training Podcast Leadership Language Segment we talk about the word initiative.

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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast looks at using NIOSH reports for training. We discuss some working options and also discuss some shortcomings as well.

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This week on The Firefighter Training Podcast Leadership Language Segment we talk about the word persuasiveness.

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at and asks the question, What if it is not a fire? How are we ready for these events and have we thought of them ahead of time?

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This week on The Firefighter Training Podcast Leadership Language Segment we talk about the word organization.

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