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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.

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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.

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.

Kinder Morgan Conducts Corporate School at Corpus RTFC

Kinder Morgan's most recent fire training, conducted in April at the Refinery Terminal Fire Company training field in Corpus Christi, TX, is specifically structured to value team performance.

Mississippi Chevron Chief Helps Unify Corporate Responders

At Chevron, best practices with regard to fire protection is the responsibility of the corporate fire school staff, said Ricky Conerly, fire chief at Chevron's Pascagoula refinery.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Texas Fire School Resumes Summer Industrial Training

The Beaumont, Texas, summer school will offer training in interior and exterior firefighting, rescue, leadership and other topics important to emergency response teams.

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