Water On The Fire Conference “WOFC”

Elkhart Brass is the Sole Sponsor and this conference would not happen without their support. Based on their support, this conference is opening at $50 for both days and limited to only 100 attendees.

The First ever Water On The Fire Conference this August 29 & 30 at the Hilton Gulf Front on Pensacola Beach. Conference will start Tuesday Morning August 29 at 0900 and complete at 1600 on Wednesday August 30th. The start and stop time allows for firefighters traveling within four hours or so to only need a hotel for one night. Those flying could fly out Wednesday late afternoon/evening. This conference will cover everything Water/Engine Company Operations. We will cover the most recent UL Studies and how it lines up with yesterday’s fire attack and tomorrow’s fire attack. We will cover hose and nozzle evaluations to include weapon selection. The Big Three of Fire Stream Selection and how important it is for the Interior Fire Attack and the success of going interior. Some case studies/Death On The Nozzle will be reviewed by respectfully covering LODDs that involved the First Arriving Engine and Water On The Fire.

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Topics:

  1. Water On The Fire
  2. Gallons Per Second
  3. Gallons Per Second Test/ Nozzle Flow Evaluation
  4. Death On The Nozzle
  5. Case Studies of Attack Crew LODDs
  6. The First Three Attack Lines at your Bread & Butter Fires
  7. When you need a 2nd Line before the first is operating
  8. Properly Staffing the First Line before stretching a 2nd Line
  9. Booster Attack and the Booster Back-up Attack for Civilian/Firefighter Safety
  10. Maximizing the Hydrant and fully understanding the Full Tap
    Registration Link $50 for early registration “Only 100 spots total for the WOFC”
    https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=CKAX37FSFQUKL
    Science, Experience, and taking it to the streets.

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FREE STICKERS

imageFill out envelope with your address on it and proper postage. Fold it up inside another envelope addressed to

Curt Isakson

4717 Hickory Shores Blvd

Gulf Breeze Fl 32563

will return with atleast five stickers.

Thanks to all those that sent nice notes, patches, stickers and coins. It’s Greatly Appreciated. We have a couple hundred stickers left to give out.

 

The Deputy Chief’s Legacy

Excellent Article by my friend Kevin Burns. He is in his last few years and still reads, trains, attends seminars & Conferences, and has fire service mentors/people he looks to for advice. A True Chief/Leader that is looking to be his best for the firefighters he leads. Take the time to click link and read. Excellent Points!

 

 

http://www.fireengineering.com/articles/2017/01/deputy-chief-legacy.html

CFT ODP Day 4

Captain Todd Edwards from Atlanta Fire will teach Day 4 of the CFT ODP on Wednesday February 1. Leading From The Front; Strategy & Tactics for Success.

Captain Todd Edwards has over 30 years of fire service experience. Starting at 16 years old for a small combination department in Ohio, Captain Edwards has spent the past 28 years with the city of Atlanta. Captain Edwards is the lead instructor for the departments Acting Officer Program, Flashover/Flow path training, and serves as an adjunct instructor for recruit training, leadership programs, and instructor certification courses.
Captain Edwards also works as an adjunct instructor for the Georgia Fire Academy and lead instructor for Walton County Fire/Rescue. Captain Edwards has written numerous training programs utilized by both departments and has been recognized numerous times, including the Award of Merit for Bravery.