About countyfiretactics

Curt Isakson is a 27 year veteran of the fire service. Curt is currently a Battalion Chief for Escambia County Fire Rescue. Previously worked 9 years with the Pensacola Fire Department where he was assigned as the Company Officer on Rescue 31. Curt’s fire service experiences started at a young age as a Junior firefighter with the Midway Fire Protection District and rose through the ranks to Captain. He has worked in volunteer, career, and combination departments. Curt has held all ranks up to Battalion Chief and been assigned to operations, training, inspections, and was Chief of Special Operations for 7 years. Curt owns and operates County Fire Tactics that covers a very diverse range of fire service topics, as well as Firefighter Rescues, a site that documents rescues made by firefighters around the country. He has annual contracts with numerous departments to provide standardized monthly training for these departments that respond daily together under an automatic aid agreement. Curt teaches nationally to include; FDIC, Firehouse Expo, Firehouse World, Orlando Fire Conference, Atlanta Fire Conference, Bowling Green State University, and owns/operates the annual HROC, COBC, WOTF, CFT ODP on Pensacola Beach. He is a Florida Certified Fire Officer, Instructor, Inspector, Arson, and FLUSAR.

Commanding From The Sidelines “16 Hours”

Command & Control Class
November 18 & 19, 2020
Only 48 Spots “Social Distance Classroom”
Pensacola Beach Hilton
Rooms will be $99 a night for a double

Email will go out to those that emailed with discounted price soon.

Commanding From The Sideline Class this Fall. 16 Hours of Advice from 16 Years of Commanding Fires 🔥 in a Metro County with High Fire 🔥 Activity. This Two Day Class will be based on street proven success with a diverse range of staffing levels. Class will be limited to 48 students Based on Covid 19.
Class Location: Pensacola Beach Hilton

Instructor Bio Link Below. Spots will go fast. You can email Curt to be placed on first notification list and get registration link before it’s blasted out. This is a Command & Control Class. Email in link below.

Commanding From The Sideline Class this Fall. 16 Hours of Advice from 16 Years of Commanding Fires 🔥 in a Metro County with High Fire 🔥 Activity. This Two Day Class will be based on street proven success with a diverse range of staffing levels. Class will be limited to less than 50 Based on Covid 19.
Class Location: Pensacola Beach

Instructor Bio Link Below. Spots will go fast. You can email Curt to be placed on first notification list and get registration link before it’s blasted out. This is Command & Control Class. Email address in link to get on first notification list.

Curt Isakson Bio

Real World Command & Control Advice

Escambia VES GRAB

🚒 A rapid response from Escambia County firefighter Charles Bailey saved the life of a victim trapped inside a home on Sunday, July 19.

👨🏽‍🚒 Bailey, rescued one adult from the window of a home after just 1 minute and 40 seconds.

“This is an outstanding display of situational awareness, confidence, training, and actions leading to the saving of a life,” said Paul Williams, Escambia County Interim Fire Chief. “This was one of those times that required immediate action, and firefighter Bailey’s response was the right decision for the situation in which he encountered.”

👉Read the full story here: bit.ly/2D03mki

16 Hour Command Class

Commanding From The Sideline Class this Fall. 16 Hours of Advice from 16 Years of Commanding Fires 🔥 in a Metro County with High Fire 🔥 Activity. This Two Day Class will be based on street proven success with a diverse range of staffing levels. Class will be limited to less than 50 Based on Covid 19.
Class Location: Pensacola Beach

Instructor Bio Link Below. Spots will go fast. You can email Curt to be placed on first notification list and get registration link before it’s blasted out. This is a Command & Control Class.

Curt Isakson Bio

Curt Isakson will share 16 Hours of Command Advice from his 16 Years a Line Battalion Chief.

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Come Join Our Winning Team!

The South Walton Fire District (SWFD) is currently recruiting Firefighter / EMT’s to establish an eligibility list.

Initial compensation for FF/EMT= $17.48 / hourly (approximately $51,041 annually)

Initial compensation for FF/Paramedic =$ 20.09 / hourly (approximately $58,662 annually) after obtaining agency paramedic credentialing.

A complete position summary and application may be obtained at http://www.swfd.org/contact-us/careers or requested by phone 850-267-1298.