Over the past 10-years, significant research has been conducted on firefighting operations, tactics, and service delivery. Studies on how we do business when the bell rings and we roll out of the fire station have been authored and published by NIST, UL FSRI, and the ATF. The results of these studies have driven significant changes in the fire service.
But until 2021, the fire service has been missing out on a huge data set that will be the next significant change in how we do business. NFIRS and other data collection programs focus purely on the negative, lost lives, property loss, firefighter deaths, etc. While we know that we have been saving civilian lives in residential fires all across the nation, Brian Brush is on a mission to prove it through academic research.
Welcome to the 2021 Fireground Civilian Rescue Research Project. Hold onto your seat, because the initial results are already astonishing. County Fire Tactics (CF Tactics, CFT) stands with and backs this initiative by Chief Brush. The final results are going to be HUGE, providing evidence to what we already know, that it’s worth the risk. Firefighter Rescue Survey is the first of its kind, focusing purely on saving lives, our primary mission focus.
CF Tactics extends a special thank you to The Best Western Beachside Resort, Innisfree Hotels, and The Hilton, Pensacola Beach for your continued support of our programs.
Furthermore, County Fire Tactics (CFT, CF Tactics) appreciates the investments made by our sponsors in the professional development and continuing education of firefighters from across the United States right here in Pensacola Beach, Florida. Their contribution to our programs makes a direct impact on the safety and survival of millions of people living in the United States.
Chief Isakson will deliver five different programs over this two-day event. He will present many of his most passionate programs including Gallons Per Second, It’s Worth the Risk, Water on The Fire, Tactics Put Out Fires, and Death on the Nozzle. The venue for the weekend fire conference will be the Lakeville North High School, approximately 25 minutes south of the Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport.
The host has indicated the venue will open its doors one hour prior to the conference start time on Saturday and Sunday. Registration includes coffee, donuts, and a catered lunch each day. If you are traveling from outside the area, discounted hotel rooms are available at the Hampton Inn Lakeville Minneapolis Hotel utilizing group code LFD. Continue reading →
Chief Isakson will deliver a one-day seminar featuring two programs, “Gallons Per Second”, and “It’s Worth the Risk”. The seminar venue will be the Edcouch-Elsa Fine Arts Center Auditorium This very passionate and in-your-face presentation is about recapturing the primary mission of the fire service.
The host has indicated the cost of your attendance at this seminar can be reimbursed through HB 2604 if you meet specific eligibility requirements. HB2604 is also known as the Texas Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Programs.
Contact Assistant Chief Joseph Martinez of the Elsa Fire Department utilizing the information on the seminar flyer for additional details. Click here to register and attend CF Tactics programs, Gallons Per Second, and It’s Worth the Risk.
Chief Brian Brush with a very important research project on firefighter rescues.
This could be one of the most important documents, with real world data to support the effectiveness of firefighters. When we started firefighterrescues.com this was what we invisioned. Between Firefighterrescuesurvey.com and Chief Brush heading up one the most critical research in recent history, progress WILL HAPPEN. Tactically VES & VES BEYOND THE DOOR making its way into Suburban America as a Life Saving option at Fires 🔥 will save additional Lives. Let’s KEEP PUSHING!!
VES Grab through back window at 10am in the morning with no reports or signs of entrapment. Always SEARCH!!! Video below is from Ladder 12 arriving with view of heavy fire in the front half of the house. Also some radio traffic. Ladder 12 came off masked up. E16 was first on scene providing Rapid Fire Attack to create and maintain survivable space. Fast Water with Rapid Entry can make the difference between Life & Death. Coming off the apparatus ready to enter is Critical with today’s Fire Environment. The Booster Back-Up allowed the companies to search sooner and put Life before Water.
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Escambia Ladder 12 made successful GRAB TODAY via rear window VES. They came off breathing air. All Escambia Fire 🔥 Companies performed Awesome 😎. They all assisted. Zero Reports of anyone trapped. No Cars in the driveway and no reports of entrapment. Basically appeared no one home. ALWAYS SEARCH!!!
BOOSTER BACK-Up. 4th Due Back Stretched to the hydrant. People before Water 💦
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