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Chevron Veteran Returns to Brayton Fire Training Field
TEEX Training Reinforces the Basics

TEEX Training Reinforces the Basics

Nobody on the Brayton Fire Training Field during the annual Industrial Fire School in July knows the pipe alley project better than retired Exxon firefighter Harold Broom. He has served as an instructor on the prop for 10 years, graduating to module leader for the course four years ago.

March 11, 2020

Kansas Refinery's First-Tier Fire Training Field

Kansas Refinery's First-Tier Fire Training Field

The 10-acre training field comes complete with a combination multiple-story burn building and high angle rope rescue prop, a four-level simulated process unit, and a 24-foot diameter bulk storage tank.

February 18, 2020

Wisconsin Moves to Restrict PFAS-Based Foam

Wisconsin Moves to Restrict PFAS-Based Foam

Wisconsin state legislators voted Tuesday to tighten restrictions on the presence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, referred to by some as "forever chemicals," in firefighting foam.

January 22, 2020

Firefighter School Connects Former ER Worker to Chevron's ERT
Kinder Morgan Conducts Corporate School at Corpus RTFC
Mississippi Chevron Chief Helps Unify Corporate Responders
Xtreme Training to Address Evolving Hazards

Xtreme Training to Address Evolving Hazards

Johnson Controls' Williams Fire & Hazard Control team has adapted the curriculum for this year’s Xtreme Industrial Fire & Hazard Response Training to “cut straight to the heart of what makes the company unique,” said Chauncey Naylor, Williams director of emergency response and training.

April 1, 2019

Texas Fire School Resumes Summer Industrial Training
Firefighters Adjust Training for Bush Funeral

Firefighters Adjust Training for Bush Funeral

Former President George H.W. Bush's funeral procession was a tragedy for the nation and played havoc with the planned schedule for the winter Hellfighter U fire training at the nearby Brayton Fire Training Field.

January 1, 2019

XTreme Event Returns to Brayton Fire Field
Valero Firefighters Train in Memphis

Valero Firefighters Train in Memphis

At Valero Energy’s 195,000 barrel-per-day refinery in Memphis, Tennessee, training with live fire is the norm, not the exception.

October 1, 2018

New Management Reopens Training Field in Beaumont

New Management Reopens Training Field in Beaumont

Despite being given up for dead by its previous lessee, the Beaumont Fire/Rescue Training Center is on track to reopen in late July, nearly a year since heavy flooding during Hurricane Harvey forced its closure.

July 1, 2018

Refinery Firefighter Tackles any Challenge Single Handed

Refinery Firefighter Tackles any Challenge Single Handed

Industrial firefighter Cory Campbell says he wishes he had a good story about how he lost his left hand in the line of duty. The truth is he was missing that appendage long before his 12-year career in the fire service began.

July 1, 2018

Argentina Refinery Responders Battle Training Fires in Texas