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Training for Multiple Terrorist Attacks

Training for Multiple Terrorist Attacks

While terrorism may not be your team's number-one concern and the technical rescue disciplines covered and equipment tested in this exercise may not be important to you, the concept of this type of exercise should be.

February 25, 2020

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

ICS/NIMS Training Mission to Africa

The FDNY and the USFS had worked extensively together during operations following the devastating attacks on the World Trade Center, with the USFS assisting with incident management.

January 1, 2018

Ground Ladders: Thinking Outside the Box

In FDNY manuals, there are techniques to use ladders to: bridge over alleyways (also used over excavations), to replace burnt-out stairs, and to bridge over fences (utilizing two ladders lashed together).

July 1, 2017

Conducting a Size-Up: Closing the Loop

This column is the second in a two part series discussing the importance of the scene size-up and how to train to perform this vital function.

April 1, 2017

Initial Entry Training for First Responders

Training Day

Learning from a building collapse

January 1, 2016

Training Day

Training for Rope Rescue Operations

July 1, 2015

Making the Most of Simulations

Using simulations is an effective method for conduct emergency training because it brings reality to the training at comfortable cost.

January 1, 2013