FIRE TRAINING NEWS

1-30-2016

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Modern Fire Behavior & Tactics

Saturday, March 5th, 8:30am-5pm

First Baptist Church at 1011 S. Indiana Ave. Goshen, Indiana

This class will provide a firsthand look at the UL/NIST Modern Fire Behavior/Dynamics studies and show instructors how they can be delivered and instituted in their fire departments. Controversial to some; so be prepared for some great discussion, but in the end, no one can argue with the numbers and the studies – This stuff will change how the ENTIRE fire service operates...

You don't have to look far for good discussion regarding fire command, control, accountability and especially; fire behavior. This class will provide a firsthand look at the PPV/PPA UL/NIST Modern Fire Behavior/Dynamics studies as well as Tactical Recommendations from the studies as well as some other recent UL/NIST Research involving the modern fireground and fire attack.

· Quick Hit vs. Aggressive Interior Attack?

· Open the roof, break a window or use the fan or not use the fan?

· An interactive presentation on integrating Command with Modern Fire Behavior tactics. Several command, control and accountability LODD case studies will be conducted

· UL Top 20 Modern Tactics

· Dollhouse Fires and learning from the live fire environment

· Instructor delivery tactics and materials

MODERN FIRE BEHAVIOR AND SLICE-RS IS AGGRESSIVE FIREFIGHTING TACTICS – ITS NOT JUST HIT IT HARD FROM THE YARDS AS THE FACEBOOK KEYBOARD INCIDENT COMMANDERS SAY!

Brian P. Kazmierzak, EFO, CTO is the Chief of Training for the Penn Twp. Fire Dept. in Mishawaka, IN. He has a bachelor’s degree in fire service administration from Southern Illinois University and serves as the Director of Operations for www.FireFighterCloseCalls.com and the Webmaster for www.ModernFireBehavior.com. Brian was the recipient of the 2006 F.O.O.L.S. International Dana Hannon Instructor of the Year Award, the 2008 Indiana Fire Chiefs Training Officer of the Year Award Recipient and the 2011 ISFSI/FDIC George D. Post Fire Instructor of the Year. In addition, Brian completed the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer Program in 2006, and is a CPSE credentialed Chief Training Officer serves as a Director at Large for the ISFSI and is on the UL FSRI PPV Research Study Panel. Brian has been a student of the fire service since 1991.