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Firefighter Training Podcast

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Radio show for firefighter training.

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Radio show for firefighter training.

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Excellent

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I’ve been listening for years! Love the podcast

Mind blown

By Bjoeh45 - Apr 30 2018
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He blows my mind every Sunday

iTunes Ratings

187 Ratings
Average Ratings
176
9
1
0
1

Excellent

By Medic Mace - Jun 01 2018
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I’ve been listening for years! Love the podcast

Mind blown

By Bjoeh45 - Apr 30 2018
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He blows my mind every Sunday

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Firefighter Training Podcast

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Radio show for firefighter training.

MAYDAY, MAYDAY, MAYDAY - Interview with Danny Rinaldi - Providence RI Fire Department

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at a case history of a Providence RI firefighter who was trapped in a collapse during a working fire. The story as told by him will recount his thoughts and how he assisted in the efforts to get himself rescued.

  • This episode is good for all members of any size departments
  • This episode talks about some "mental' self survival tips.

Feb 04 2018

50mins

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Decision Making For Company Officers

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast talks about the importance of decision making for the initial company officers and we also talk about decision making in the firehouse.

Jul 29 2019

45mins

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Size Up Misconceptions

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at the myths and misconceptions of doing a size up without actually taking actions based upon the factors you considered.

This episode is operational.

Jan 06 2019

35mins

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Water & Fire Suppression

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast Looks at Water and Fire Suppression. We talk about fighting the fire from all sides of the fire triangle.

Aug 13 2017

50mins

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Big Fire - Little Fire What's The Difference?

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at the differences in training, resources, tactics, and Incident Action Plans from a small fire to a big fire. 

This episode is operational in content.

Mar 25 2018

41mins

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Remembering Worcester Moving Forward

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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast remembers the Worcester 6 from December 3, 1999.

Dec 03 2017

52mins

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What Could Happen?

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast ask the question, what could happen, and we discuss some common and some not so common things that can occur on your fire scene or on your way to the fire scene.

This is primarily an operational episode.

Apr 15 2018

43mins

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Strip Malls

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This week on The Firefighter Training Podcast we discuss preplanning and operations at strip mall fires. We discuss many of the things to be considered.

This episode is operational.

Apr 29 2018

49mins

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Fireground Operational Time

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at the importance of fireground operational time and some tips on what you can do to help you manage and understand it.

  • Water Supply
  • Building Construction
  • SCBA air supply
  • Firefighter fitness

....are just some of the topics discussed.

Feb 18 2018

40mins

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Garden Apartments, Townhouses, Condos

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast Revisits Garden Apartments in the series of looking at various occupancies.

I also encourage you to look at the firefighringtoday.com webpage and scroll down to see a presentation with visuals including a hostile fire event photograph of fire spread in these types of occupancies.

This episode is operational in content.

Jun 10 2018

49mins

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What I Know Now, That I Did Not Know Then

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at the statement "What I Know Now, That I Did Not Know Then." How does this relate to you now, and how will it relate to you in the future.

Nov 05 2017

45mins

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Holy Smoke! A Discussion of Church Fires

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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast has a discussion about Church Fires. Why are they different? What should you know and train for?

This episode is operational and also discusses preplanning and training activities for these fires.

Apr 22 2018

46mins

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"The Big One"

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast asks the question are you ready for the "Big One?" In each fire station everyone says tonight could be the night.  If It is tonight will you be ready and how to you get ready?

May 26 2019

36mins

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If You Are In Charge ...Give an Order!

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast talks about the fact that if you are in charge, by default or by choice you have an obligation to give some orders!

Nov 12 2017

44mins

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Random Thoughts About Search

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast talks about search in the context of the Polk County Florida incident.

Is search always the same, is it the same for every department, what are training and preparing our people for?

Feb 24 2019

43mins

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Changing Fireground Strategy

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at what is your fireground strategy, and more importantly what things would make you change it, and what do you do when you change it.

This is an operational episode.

Aug 12 2018

44mins

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Riding Positions

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at riding positions on apparatus in the Career and the volunteer / on-call department.

This episode is operational.

Dec 09 2018

46mins

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The Slippery Slope - Courage / Reclkess / Stupid

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at the slippery slope that takes us from bravery, recklessness, and stupidity.

  • This episode relates to fireground operations
  • This episode speaks about attitudes and culture
  • This episode is designed to make you reflect and think about you and your department.

Jan 28 2018

49mins

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Training Vs. Mentoring

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at these two very important and necessary terms and how they relate to you and your organization.

Sep 16 2018

41mins

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Assignment, Authority, Responsibility

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at the relationship and meaning of these three terms, and how they relate to you and your organization.

May 05 2019

25mins

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After A Mistake...

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at how to recover after a mistake. The episode also talks about the human-ness of the fire service and how learning to lead people is the key.

Oct 20 2019

35mins

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Handling Gas Emergencies

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast talks about gas emergencies and the pitfalls and properties of the gas. We discuss response, meters and tactics.

This episode is operational.

Sep 29 2019

48mins

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Fix It

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast encourages you to "Fix it" for whatever is going on at the fire scene or in the back room of the firehouse or fire hall.

Sep 23 2019

39mins

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Command Presence

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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast talks about command presence on and off the fireground.

Sep 08 2019

36mins

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There Is Another Way...

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast Interviews Mark Cotter from the Salisbury Maryland Fire Department and he expresses his views on the fire behavior and fire attack discussions taking place in the fire service today.

Aug 25 2019

46mins

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Is Our Best Trait Our Worst Trait?

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This week on TheFirefighter Training Podcast we answer the following question..." Is Our Best Trait Our Worst Trait?". Our best trait is our can do attitude, can it sometimes overtake us?

Aug 18 2019

42mins

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Changing Your Mind

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast talks about Changing you mind.

Aug 11 2019

34mins

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Listen First

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast talks about the term "Listen First", and how that applies to the Fire Service Today.

Aug 04 2019

44mins

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Decision Making For Company Officers

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast talks about the importance of decision making for the initial company officers and we also talk about decision making in the firehouse.

Jul 29 2019

45mins

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All About Reference (s)

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast is looking at the word reference (s) in the context of the fire service. This applies to training, incidents, dealing with people and instructing.

Jul 21 2019

35mins

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Are You Smarter Than Your Instructor?

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast asks the question, "Are You Smarter Than Your Instructor?" When you arrive at an incident scene are you operating by SOP or by habit? When is this incident not like the last one?

Jul 07 2019

37mins

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Mentoring Requires A Contract

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast talks about the overuse and casual attitudes and behaviors that surround the word mentor.

Jun 30 2019

32mins

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ASKRAIL APP - Real Time Information

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast interviews Retired Chief Charles Werner and General Manager Forrest Wieder about an APP that will give you real time hazardous material and rail car contents across the US and Canada.

If You have rail in your community or respond mutual aid to a community that has rail, than this APP is for you.

http://askrail.us/

Jun 23 2019

37mins

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Give In, Give Up, Or Give It Your All

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast discusses the three choices that all of us have as firefighters, both in our own lives and on the job whether career, volunteer or on call.

Jun 16 2019

32mins

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An Interview With A Canadian Firefighter

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This week the Firefighter Training Podcast Interviews Greg Howard who has experience as a career and an on-call firefighter in British Columbia.

 I talk about the similarities and the differences between the US and Canada.

Jun 09 2019

45mins

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I Didn't See That Coming

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at the phrase I Didn't See That Coming and how it relates to activities on the job, incidents, in station activities and relationships.

Jun 03 2019

29mins

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"The Big One"

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast asks the question are you ready for the "Big One?" In each fire station everyone says tonight could be the night.  If It is tonight will you be ready and how to you get ready?

May 26 2019

36mins

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Who Are You Anyway?

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast discusses does your personality match your behavior in all of the roles in life that you have. If we took the names off some resumes would we know you by your actions.

May 20 2019

29mins

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Is Every Fire A Haz Mat - An Interview with Rob Fling

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast is talking with Rob Fling (Past Chief of the Dix Hills Fire Department on Long Island) about the importance of having your facepiece on at all incidents. This is designed to be a thought provoking episode.

May 12 2019

48mins

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Assignment, Authority, Responsibility

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This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at the relationship and meaning of these three terms, and how they relate to you and your organization.

May 05 2019

25mins

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