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Chevron Veteran Returns to Brayton Fire Training Field

Sharing the hard-won wisdom

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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.

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.

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.

Crucial Communication Enhances Mutual Aid

Firefighters — industrial and municipal — must know what special hazards lay in wait.

TEEX Partners with Online Leadership Training

The program conducts live training for chiefs and prospective chiefs.

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.

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.

Firefighter School Connects Former ER Worker to Chevron's ERT

Lacey Paquin trained in medicine before joining Chevron. Her career path is pointing that direction again.

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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.