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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

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

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

Having Fun Teaching Hazmat Training

For hazmat training to be absorbed into the brain as both information and hands-on skills it has to be interesting and fun. How do you achieve that?

January 1, 2019

June IRECA Conference Expands Competition

With Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service’s (TEEX) Brayton Fire Training Field and Disaster City as its location, the conference is expanding the number of teams competing in its rescue challenges from six to 12.

January 1, 2019

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

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
Chevron Firefighters Battle Live-Fire Training Prop at Dawn
Chevron Fire Protection Engineers Don Protective Gear

Chevron Fire Protection Engineers Don Protective Gear

Vanessa Aguayo and Antoya Ellis ordinarily address the hottest of the hot button issues that besiege industrial fire protection using cold equations and sophisticated computer models. Chevron’s corporate fire school in May marked their first time wearing bunker gear and breathing apparatus.

July 1, 2018