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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

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

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

Crucial Communication Enhances Mutual Aid

IFW Bulletin Brings Intel to Industrial Responders

The monthly newsletter will include after-action reporting, training opportunities, product information, and updates about events, including the return of the Industrial Fire World Conference & Exposition.

January 24, 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
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
Mississippi Chevron Chief Helps Unify Corporate Responders
IRECA Relocates to Texas A&M

IRECA Relocates to Texas A&M

Texas A&M Engineering Extension Services' Brayton Fire Training Field in College Station played host to the 71st annual IRECA conference and challenge held in June.

July 1, 2019

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