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.

Through The Eyes of a Fireground Commander

Awesome 😊 Feedback from one of the Commanding From The Sidelines Seminar attendees this week. Literally Training put to use on his 1st Shift Back. So Excited 😆 to FINE TUNE this program. Just so much to cover about seeing through the 👀 eyes of a Fireground Commander.

Chief,

First off, thanks for putting on an amazing class and exceeding my expectations of what it was going to cover. I came into work this morning telling the crew about what was covered, especially about the DC having the TIC on him, I moved my TIC into the front seat and this fire came in as soon as I replaced the battery. Fire went good, quick knockdown and no injuries, but I was able to do a 360 with the TIC, it gave me a totally different perspective, i’m glad I had it because it was starting to run the attic. I’m hoping to implement some other things learned, but wanted to let you know that this one small thing made a big impact.

Thank you

Scott Gardiner
District Chief
Brevard County Fire Rescue

The TIC for Fireground Commanders

Command Success Free Class December 10

November Firehouse Magazine Command Success Article link below.

https://www.firehouse.com/operations-training/article/21156783/command-control-success-allhands-operationsdepth-on-the-bench

Curt will do a Full Day Command Success Class at the Pensacola Beach Benefit Conference. It will be on Thursday December 10 as a Track Option while the Hands On Classes are going on.