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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

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

Training on Portable Fire Extinguishers

Training on Portable Fire Extinguishers

In this column, I will address specific types of fire extinguishers and extinguishing agents, touch on various methods of applying extinguishing agents, and I will also put forth as examples some of the fire extinguishers carried by FDNY.

October 1, 2019

Kinder Morgan Conducts Corporate School at Corpus RTFC

Texas Fire School's Summer Training

Why would you need at 350-pound dry chemical wheel unit at a storage tank fire? Dwight Williams, founder of Williams Fire & Hazard Control, referred to his experience at a recent massive terminal fire while addressing the Industrial Rescue Fire Training conference in May.

July 1, 2019

Only Laziness Lasts Forever

As technological advancements have emerged to make our fire world safer and lower risk to manage emergency incidents, it’s easy to numb our human senses that tell us danger is near.

July 1, 2019

Training on Portable Fire Extinguishers

Controlling a fire in the incipient stage, as opposed to controlling a fire that has reached the fully developed stage, can be the difference between a fire put out by one person and a fire put out by numerous agencies.

July 1, 2019

Train for Fireground Communications

There are several potential links involved in communicating at emergencies. Although there are many variations the following links are typical.

April 1, 2019

Texas Fire School Resumes Summer Industrial Training

Training to Utilize Outside Resources

Every team that is tasked with the responsibility of emergency response faces the likelihood of one day being overwhelmed when confronted with a major or large scale incident.

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

Chevron Firefighters Battle Live-Fire Training Prop at Dawn