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.
Please Check Your Junk Mail. Check the email address given when you registered and paid for the CFT 100. Locking in for the CFT ODP 2021 January 11-15 needs to be asap. Go to link and use the code sent to you via email. We will be checking attendees in Sunday afternoon January 10th when they arrive at the Hilton.
Reminder that our Pensacola Bay Bridge is out from Pensacola. The road from Navarre Beach to Pensacola Beach is out. YES!! The short bridge from Gulf Breeze to Pensacola Beach is still open.
We RECOMMEND all CFT ODP attendees arrive Sunday and stay until Saturday morning. You will NOT HAVE TIME to get from Pensacola Beach to the airport Friday after class.
We will have shuttles starting Saturday morning before the first flights leave the Pensacola Airport.
Working Chief on the Fireground. It’s critical that Command Teams include Working Chiefs operating in and around the building. Sometimes on the roof of Commercial Building Fires. Does your organization have Working Chiefs?
Look close. Six Foot Hook just incase. Two radios. Command Radio and Tactical Radio. Box Light on a sling. TIC to enhance supervision and direction. We need more Chiefs to get it.
Escambia Battalion 3 Chief Adam Bobe operating on the 2nd Floor supervising multi-companies and simplify radio communications.