Select Criteria: Format = H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR, H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Instructors present challenging, difficult extrication scenarios requiring advanced skills to stabilize the vehicles, gain entry, and remove patients entrapped and entangled in the wreckage. There will be plenty of "tool time" for all students. This class is a "hybrid" advanced class that includes cars, SUVs, vans, and school buses. Students ...read more...

Instructor
Leigh Hollins
Battalion Chief
Cedar Hammock (FL) Fire Department (ret)
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

With the increasing number of high-threat, mass casualty incidents, there is an immediate need for responders and agencies to adapt strategies and tactics, safely and efficiently mitigate the incident and provide care to the victims. The evidence-based content is consistent with the Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care guidelines and ...read more...

Instructor
Mark Litwinko
Lieutenant
Fort Wayne Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

This. program provides attendees with four major skill sets needed to be successful at fires in commercial occupancies like box stores, strip malls, warehouses, etc. These fires are becoming common, yet many departments have not adjusted their tactics to address these fires' size and complexity. The skills stations include 2½-inch ...read more...

Instructor
Aaron Heller
Captain
Hamilton Township (NJ)
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This class focuses on basic and advanced forcible ...read more...
Instructor
Chris Minichiello
Fireman
FDNY - East Coast Rescue Solutions
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
It’s about creating the most effective tool on the fireground, the Engine Company! Students rotate through the following scenarios. In Handlines and Stretches, they  gain an understanding of the usefulness/limitations of preconnected and static loads, loads and stretches that reinforce pre-entry operation principles and discipline, and work as attack/backup teams ...read more...
Instructor
Anthony Piontek
Lieutenant
Green Bay Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

In this intensive course, the focus is on effective size-up of vehicle construction features, how the ancient has effaced those structures, and the desired outcome. Participants will  polish basic and advanced techniques. Aggressive, efficient methodology is applied to each task assigned. Among the task components of the class are dash ...read more...

Instructor
Brock Archer
Assistant Chief - Retired
Hopland Fire District
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Extrication station rotations  focus on stabilizing the vehicle in its physical orientation, providing new and modifying old extrication techniques for gaining access to patients with emphasis on making every movement, cut, and relief count in the “Art of Making Space.” A systematic fast paced approach to auto extrication focuses primarily ...read more...

Instructor
Jeff Pugh
Lieutenant
Central Pierce Fire & Rescue / PXT
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Students gain proficiency in  Ladder Placement and Carries, Hand Tools and Building Construction, Overhaul, Conventional Forcible Entry, and Search and Victim Removal. The skill focus is on removing ladders from apparatus with adaptive techniques,ladder carries, maximizing body kinesiology for efficient deployment; understanding the principles of force and leverage with proper ...read more...

Instructor
Katie Johnson
Fire Lieutenant
Prince George's County Fire/EMS
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Flashover offers firefighters the opportunity to observe fire behavior and the signs that lead up to flashover. In Phase #1-Training from Swede Survival Systems, you observe and experience in a controlled environment how fire develops and grows up to and through the flashover stage. You will then witness how ventilation ...read more...

Instructor
Joseph Berchtold
Deputy Chief
Teaneck Fire Dept
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

This focus is on incidents not typical of what we commonly see. The practical scenarios present students with hands-on experience with new tools and techniques that will help save lives. You will be working with local tow and recovery operators who are experienced in working with loads not as familiar ...read more...

Instructor
Todd Taylor
Battalion Chief
Advanced Rescue Solutions
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

The focus is on safety in and round elevator equipmen and responding to an elevator emergency. After a dynamic one-hour lecture-slide presentation, students are rotated through four skill stations that cover the use of door keys/pick tools,an  elevator equipment tour, manually lowering a hydraulic elevator, and removing a top escape ...read more...

Instructor
Michael Dragonetti
22 year veteran firefighter. 17 years assigned to Rescue 1. Presently a Deputy Chief Aide.
Dragon Rescue Management, Inc. Stamford Fire Department in Stamford, CT.
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This comprehensive hands-on class takes participants through a series of in-depth skill stations that addressed everything about the saw. Participants learn by disassembling and assembling fire service chain and rotary saws and becoming acquainted with industry recommendations for cleaning, trouble shooting, and repairing. Tips to ensure maximum performance and longevity ...read more...
Instructor
Scott Kleinschmidt
Lieutenant
Wichita Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

This program provides responders with the knowledge to help manage incidents involving extrication of patients from various types of machinery--common machinery and machinery specific to locations within your response area. This is a highly specialized skill set, and caring for victims/patients entrapped in machinery necessitates that providers be trained in ...read more...

Instructor
Mark Gregory
Captain
FDNY Ladder 142
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
Students will participate in five stations: 1. Vent-enter-search above the fire; 2. Searching off  a charged hoseline. 3. Searching with a 21/2-gallon water can and keeping the fire in check; 4. Primary searching without a hoseline; and 5. (if the roof prop is put in place) roof ...read more...
Instructor
Joseph Alvarez
Captain
City of Maplewood (NJ) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Each year nearly,3000 civilians are killed in structure fires. Despite advances in technology and personal protective equipment, these numbers do not seem to go down. Could our “passive search culture” be a contributing factor? This class makes a case for completing an aggressive primary search within the first 10 minutes ...read more...

Instructor
Grant Schwalbe
Lieutenant
Estero Fire Rescue (Fort Myers, FL)
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
You will put your knowledge and skills to the test in several realistic life-threatening emergencies. Team work, action plans, and time compression are all part of this class. You provide the solution while being supervised and mentored by experienced instructors. Blind shaft elevator rescue. Lowering a downed firefighter using a ...read more...
Instructor
Ray McCormack
Lieutenant
Fire Department of New York
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

This workshop will introduce students to the emerging technology of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) while demonstrating how UAS can be used by emergency responders. Participants will experience hands-on demonstrations in the areas of Live Fire (Structural and Wildland), Hazmat, Search and Rescue, and photography/videography UAS operations. Six certified ...read more...

Instructor
Tracie Johnson
PARAMEDIC
DC FIRE & EMS
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
Learn how the modern fireground impacts ventilate, enter, isolate, and search (VEIS) and what to do to provide the highest level of survival and safety for the victim and firefighter. Topics include flow path control, survival profiling, heat release rates, and the limitations of modern personal protective equipment. Techniques for ...read more...
Instructor
Loren Tewes
Lieutenant
Indianapolis Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
The class focus is on a a system for managing and handling hose in a fire attack. The program creates psychomotor connections between the how's and the why's of fire attack and is methodical instead of a grab bag of techniques. Participants adopt the aspects that fit their agency and ...read more...
Instructor
Aaron Fields
firefighter
Seattle Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
This five station, hands-on training class incorporates live fire, interior fire attacks, basic search and rescue, hose selection/placement/management, and buddy rescue techniques. The focus is on the initial actions of the first-arriving crews at fires involving structures and ...read more...
Instructor
Doug Stephenson
Lieutenant
City of Johns Creek (GA)Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
This lab provides hand-on advanced airway techniques, gross anatomy dissection, and training in emergency field amputations using the most advanced state-of-the-art equipment. Participants will interact with a human cadaver (the individual had donated the body for use in medical ...read more...
Instructor
Daniel Chubb
EMS Supervisor / Faculty
St Vincent College of Health Professions
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR

The course is especially relevant for departments outside big city limits where staffing is lean but fireground objectives still necessitate urban tactics. When faced with limited staffing on apparatus, efficiency in fireground duties become paramount. Although the American Fire Service does not support short staffing,it, unfortunately, is a part of ...read more...

Instructor
Charlie Fadale
Chief of Safety and Training
Fishers Fire Department, IN
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR

Students gain a realistic understanding of the hazards and difficulties of the fireground and what they can expect to encounter in the streets. Too often, firefighters are trained in empty burn buildings with scant furnishings and in situations with high heat, zero visibility without the means to flow water. They ...read more...

Instructor
Kiel Samsing
Lieutenant
Newport News Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR

Rapid intervention team (RIT) training should be realistic and to the point. When a RIT deploys into a burning building for a Mayday, each team member is taxed to the limit, both physically and mentally.This hands-on program trains and evaluates RIT members in performing these RIT ...read more...

Instructor
James Crawford
Assistant Fire Chief
Midway (SC) Fire Rescue
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR

Firefighters and training personnel increase their knowledge base relative to the highly researched tactical strength and conditioning field. There are six sections: 1. Comprehensive evaluation and injury prevention strategies, 2. Strength and power development, 3. Energy system development, 4. Nutrition and recovery protocols, 5. The mental aspect of firefighting,and  6. ...read more...

Instructor
Matthew Zimpfer
Firefighter with the FDNY
Fire Department City of New York
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR

Technical rescue personnel gain hands-on experience in operating on an actual communications tower. Proper techniques for climbing tower structures, RF monitoring and awareness, rescue rigging, and victim packaging techniques are among the areas covered. Students are trained to the National Fire Protection Association 1670 and 1006 Tower Rescue Operations Level.  ...read more...

Instructor
Nathan Paulsberg
LT Palatine Fire Departemt/Co-Owner of Elevated Safety LLC
Elevated Safety LLC./Palatine Fire Department/PMI's Vertical Rescue Solutions
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR

In this interactive class, students rotate through a series of stations to get a “taste” of truck company operations. At the Forcible Entry station, each student will force inward- and outward-opening doors and cut simulated window bars and roll-down gates. At the Ladders station, they will learn portable ladder operations ...read more...

Instructor
Michael Ciampo
Lieutenant
Fire Department of New York
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR

This class demonstrates how to operate efficiently using firefighter safety research to enhance fireground tactics. Controlling the flow path is the cornerstone of the course. Students receive instruction on fire attack with door control, search, and fire behavior. Three rotating stations provide a high-fidelity interactive experience with an experienced international ...read more...

Instructor
Sean Gray
Lieutenant
Cobb County (GA) Fire and Emergency Services
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Instructors present challenging, difficult extrication scenarios requiring advanced skills to stabilize the vehicles, gain entry, and remove patients entrapped and entangled in the wreckage. There will be plenty of "tool time" for all students. This class is a "hybrid" advanced class that includes cars, SUVs, vans, ...read more...

Instructor
Leigh Hollins
Battalion Chief
Cedar Hammock (FL) Fire Department (ret)
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

With the increasing number of high-threat, mass casualty incidents, there is an immediate need for responders and agencies to adapt strategies and tactics, safely and efficiently mitigate the incident and provide care to the victims. The evidence-based content is consistent with the Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care guidelines and ...read more...

Instructor
Mark Litwinko
Lieutenant
Fort Wayne Fire Department
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

This. program provides attendees with four major skill sets needed to be successful at fires in commercial occupancies like box stores, strip malls, warehouses, etc. These fires are becoming common, yet many departments have not adjusted their tactics to address these fires' size and complexity. The skills stations include 2½-inch ...read more...

Instructor
Aaron Heller
Captain
Hamilton Township (NJ)
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This class focuses on basic and advanced forcible ...read more...
Instructor
Chris Minichiello
Fireman
FDNY - East Coast Rescue Solutions
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
It’s about creating the most effective tool on the fireground, the Engine Company! Students rotate through the following scenarios. In Handlines and Stretches, they  gain an understanding of the usefulness/limitations of preconnected and static loads, loads and stretches that reinforce pre-entry operation principles and discipline, and work as attack/backup teams ...read more...
Instructor
Anthony Piontek
Lieutenant
Green Bay Fire Department
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

In this intensive course, the focus is on effective size-up of vehicle construction features, how the ancient has effaced those structures, and the desired outcome. Participants will  polish basic and advanced techniques. Aggressive, efficient methodology is applied to each task assigned. Among the task components of the class are dash ...read more...

Instructor
Brock Archer
Assistant Chief - Retired
Hopland Fire District
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Extrication station rotations  focus on stabilizing the vehicle in its physical orientation, providing new and modifying old extrication techniques for gaining access to patients with emphasis on making every movement, cut, and relief count in the “Art of Making Space.” A systematic fast paced approach to auto extrication focuses primarily ...read more...

Instructor
Jeff Pugh
Lieutenant
Central Pierce Fire & Rescue / PXT
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Students gain proficiency in  Ladder Placement and Carries, Hand Tools and Building Construction, Overhaul, Conventional Forcible Entry, and Search and Victim Removal. The skill focus is on removing ladders from apparatus with adaptive techniques,ladder carries, maximizing body kinesiology for efficient deployment; understanding the principles of force and leverage with proper ...read more...

Instructor
Katie Johnson
Fire Lieutenant
Prince George's County Fire/EMS
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Flashover offers firefighters the opportunity to observe fire behavior and the signs that lead up to flashover. In Phase #1-Training from Swede Survival Systems, you observe and experience in a controlled environment how fire develops and grows up to and through the flashover stage. You will then witness how ventilation ...read more...

Instructor
Joseph Berchtold
Deputy Chief
Teaneck Fire Dept
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

This focus is on incidents not typical of what we commonly see. The practical scenarios present students with hands-on experience with new tools and techniques that will help save lives. You will be working with local tow and recovery operators who are experienced in working with loads not as familiar ...read more...

Instructor
Todd Taylor
Battalion Chief
Advanced Rescue Solutions
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

The focus is on safety in and round elevator equipmen and responding to an elevator emergency. After a dynamic one-hour lecture-slide presentation, students are rotated through four skill stations that cover the use of door keys/pick tools,an  elevator equipment tour, manually lowering a hydraulic elevator, and removing a top escape ...read more...

Instructor
Michael Dragonetti
22 year veteran firefighter. 17 years assigned to Rescue 1. Presently a Deputy Chief Aide.
Dragon Rescue Management, Inc. Stamford Fire Department in Stamford, CT.
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This comprehensive hands-on class takes participants through a series of in-depth skill stations that addressed everything about the saw. Participants learn by disassembling and assembling fire service chain and rotary saws and becoming acquainted with industry recommendations for cleaning, trouble shooting, and repairing. Tips to ensure maximum performance and longevity ...read more...
Instructor
Scott Kleinschmidt
Lieutenant
Wichita Fire Department
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
Students will participate in five stations: 1. Vent-enter-search above the fire; 2. Searching off  a charged hoseline. 3. Searching with a 21/2-gallon water can and keeping the fire in check; 4. Primary searching without a hoseline; and 5. (if the roof prop is put in place) roof ...read more...
Instructor
Joseph Alvarez
Captain
City of Maplewood (NJ) Fire Department
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Each year nearly,3000 civilians are killed in structure fires. Despite advances in technology and personal protective equipment, these numbers do not seem to go down. Could our “passive search culture” be a contributing factor? This class makes a case for completing an aggressive primary search within the first 10 minutes ...read more...

Instructor
Grant Schwalbe
Lieutenant
Estero Fire Rescue (Fort Myers, FL)
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
You will put your knowledge and skills to the test in several realistic life-threatening emergencies. Team work, action plans, and time compression are all part of this class. You provide the solution while being supervised and mentored by experienced instructors. Blind shaft elevator rescue. Lowering a downed firefighter using a ...read more...
Instructor
Ray McCormack
Lieutenant
Fire Department of New York
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This workshop will introduce students to the emerging technology of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) while demonstrating how UAS can be used by emergency responders. Participants will experience hands-on demonstrations in the areas of Live Fire (Structural and Wildland), Hazmat, Search and Rescue, and photography/videography ...read more...
Instructor
Tracie Johnson
PARAMEDIC
DC FIRE & EMS
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
Learn how the modern fireground impacts ventilate, enter, isolate, and search (VEIS) and what to do to provide the highest level of survival and safety for the victim and firefighter. Topics include flow path control, survival profiling, heat release rates, and the limitations of modern personal protective equipment. Techniques for ...read more...
Instructor
Loren Tewes
Lieutenant
Indianapolis Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Instructors present challenging, difficult extrication scenarios requiring advanced skills to stabilize the vehicles, gain entry, and remove patients entrapped and entangled in the wreckage. There will be plenty of "tool time" for all students. This class is a "hybrid" advanced class that includes cars, SUVs, vans, ...read more...

Instructor
Leigh Hollins
Battalion Chief
Cedar Hammock (FL) Fire Department (ret)
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

With the increasing number of high-threat, mass casualty incidents, there is an immediate need for responders and agencies to adapt strategies and tactics, safely and efficiently mitigate the incident and provide care to the victims. The evidence-based content is consistent with the Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care guidelines and ...read more...

Instructor
Mark Litwinko
Lieutenant
Fort Wayne Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

This. program provides attendees with four major skill sets needed to be successful at fires in commercial occupancies like box stores, strip malls, warehouses, etc. These fires are becoming common, yet many departments have not adjusted their tactics to address these fires' size and complexity. The skills stations include 2½-inch ...read more...

Instructor
Aaron Heller
Captain
Hamilton Township (NJ)
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This class focuses on basic and advanced forcible ...read more...
Instructor
Chris Minichiello
Fireman
FDNY - East Coast Rescue Solutions
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
It’s about creating the most effective tool on the fireground, the Engine Company! Students rotate through the following scenarios. In Handlines and Stretches, they  gain an understanding of the usefulness/limitations of preconnected and static loads, loads and stretches that reinforce pre-entry operation principles and discipline, and work as attack/backup teams ...read more...
Instructor
Anthony Piontek
Lieutenant
Green Bay Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

In this intensive course, the focus is on effective size-up of vehicle construction features, how the ancient has effaced those structures, and the desired outcome. Participants will  polish basic and advanced techniques. Aggressive, efficient methodology is applied to each task assigned. Among the task components of the class are dash ...read more...

Instructor
Brock Archer
Assistant Chief - Retired
Hopland Fire District
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Extrication station rotations  focus on stabilizing the vehicle in its physical orientation, providing new and modifying old extrication techniques for gaining access to patients with emphasis on making every movement, cut, and relief count in the “Art of Making Space.” A systematic fast paced approach to auto extrication focuses primarily ...read more...

Instructor
Jeff Pugh
Lieutenant
Central Pierce Fire & Rescue / PXT
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Create a positive non-intimidating learning environment for students to perfect basic operational fireground tasks and deliver training to Entry Level Firefighters and/or Crew Members at the Station level. Students will acquire skills to maximize available resources and abilities of diverse crew makeups during course delivery, learn tricks of the trade ...read more...

Instructor
Katie Johnson
Fire Lieutenant
Prince George's County Fire/EMS
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Flashover offers firefighters the opportunity to observe fire behavior and the signs that lead up to flashover. In Phase #1-Training from Swede Survival Systems, you observe and experience in a controlled environment how fire develops and grows up to and through the flashover stage. You will then witness how ventilation ...read more...

Instructor
Joseph Berchtold
Deputy Chief
Teaneck Fire Dept
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

This focus is on incidents not typical of what we commonly see. The practical scenarios present students with hands-on experience with new tools and techniques that will help save lives. You will be working with local tow and recovery operators who are experienced in working with loads not as familiar ...read more...

Instructor
Todd Taylor
Battalion Chief
Advanced Rescue Solutions
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

The focus is on safety in and round elevator equipmen and responding to an elevator emergency. After a dynamic one-hour lecture-slide presentation, students are rotated through four skill stations that cover the use of door keys/pick tools,an  elevator equipment tour, manually lowering a hydraulic elevator, and removing a top escape ...read more...

Instructor
Michael Dragonetti
22 year veteran firefighter. 17 years assigned to Rescue 1. Presently a Deputy Chief Aide.
Dragon Rescue Management, Inc. Stamford Fire Department in Stamford, CT.
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This comprehensive hands-on class takes participants through a series of in-depth skill stations that addressed everything about the saw. Participants learn by disassembling and assembling fire service chain and rotary saws and becoming acquainted with industry recommendations for cleaning, trouble shooting, and repairing. Tips to ensure maximum performance and longevity ...read more...
Instructor
Scott Kleinschmidt
Lieutenant
Wichita Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

This program provides responders with the knowledge to help manage incidents involving extrication of patients from various types of machinery--common machinery and machinery specific to locations within your response area. This is a highly specialized skill set, and caring for victims/patients entrapped in machinery necessitates that providers be trained in ...read more...

Instructor
Mark Gregory
Captain
FDNY Ladder 142
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
Students will participate in five stations: 1. Vent-enter-search above the fire; 2. Searching off  a charged hoseline. 3. Searching with a 21/2-gallon water can and keeping the fire in check; 4. Primary searching without a hoseline; and 5. (if the roof prop is put in place) roof ...read more...
Instructor
Joseph Alvarez
Captain
City of Maplewood (NJ) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Each year nearly,3000 civilians are killed in structure fires. Despite advances in technology and personal protective equipment, these numbers do not seem to go down. Could our “passive search culture” be a contributing factor? This class makes a case for completing an aggressive primary search within the first 10 minutes ...read more...

Instructor
Grant Schwalbe
Lieutenant
Estero Fire Rescue (Fort Myers, FL)
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
You will put your knowledge and skills to the test in several realistic life-threatening emergencies. Team work, action plans, and time compression are all part of this class. You provide the solution while being supervised and mentored by experienced instructors. Blind shaft elevator rescue. Lowering a downed firefighter using a ...read more...
Instructor
Ray McCormack
Lieutenant
Fire Department of New York
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This workshop will introduce students to the emerging technology of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) while demonstrating how UAS can be used by emergency responders. Participants will experience hands-on demonstrations in the areas of Live Fire (Structural and Wildland), Hazmat, Search and Rescue, and photography/videography ...read more...
Instructor
Tracie Johnson
PARAMEDIC
DC FIRE & EMS
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
Learn how the modern fireground impacts ventilate, enter, isolate, and search (VEIS) and what to do to provide the highest level of survival and safety for the victim and firefighter. Topics include flow path control, survival profiling, heat release rates, and the limitations of modern personal protective equipment. Techniques for ...read more...
Instructor
Loren Tewes
Lieutenant
Indianapolis Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
This five station, hands-on training class incorporates live fire, interior fire attacks, basic search and rescue, hose selection/placement/management, and buddy rescue techniques. The focus is on the initial actions of the first-arriving crews at fires involving structures and ...read more...
Instructor
Doug Stephenson
Lieutenant
City of Johns Creek (GA)Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
This lab provides hand-on advanced airway techniques, gross anatomy dissection, and training in emergency field amputations using the most advanced state-of-the-art equipment. Participants will interact with a human cadaver (the individual had donated the body for use in medical ...read more...
Instructor
Daniel Chubb
EMS Supervisor / Faculty
St Vincent College of Health Professions
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
The class focus is on a a system for managing and handling hose in a fire attack. The program creates psychomotor connections between the how's and the why's of fire attack and is methodical instead of a grab bag of techniques. Participants adopt the aspects that fit their agency and ...read more...
Instructor
Aaron Fields
firefighter
Seattle Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR

The course is especially relevant for departments outside big city limits where staffing is lean but fireground objectives still necessitate urban tactics. When faced with limited staffing on apparatus, efficiency in fireground duties become paramount. Although the American Fire Service does not support short staffing,it, unfortunately, is a part of ...read more...

Instructor
Charlie Fadale
Chief of Safety and Training
Fishers Fire Department, IN
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR

Students gain a realistic understanding of the hazards and difficulties of the fireground and what they can expect to encounter in the streets. Too often, firefighters are trained in empty burn buildings with scant furnishings and in situations with high heat, zero visibility without the means to flow water. They ...read more...

Instructor
Kiel Samsing
Lieutenant
Newport News Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
Rapid intervention team (RIT) training should be realistic and to the point. When a RIT deploys into a burning building for a Mayday, each team member is taxed to the limit, both physically and mentally.This hands-on program trains and evaluates RIT members in ...read more...
Instructor
James Crawford
Assistant Fire Chief
Midway (SC) Fire Rescue
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR

Firefighters and training personnel increase their knowledge base relative to the highly researched tactical strength and conditioning field. There are six sections: 1. Comprehensive evaluation and injury prevention strategies, 2. Strength and power development, 3. Energy system development, 4. Nutrition and recovery protocols, 5. The mental aspect of firefighting,and  6. ...read more...

Instructor
Matthew Zimpfer
Firefighter with the FDNY
Fire Department City of New York
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR

Technical rescue personnel gain hands-on experience in operating on an actual communications tower. Proper techniques for climbing tower structures, RF monitoring and awareness, rescue rigging, and victim packaging techniques are among the areas covered. Students are trained to the National Fire Protection Association 1670 and 1006 Tower Rescue Operations Level.  ...read more...

Instructor
Nathan Paulsberg
LT Palatine Fire Departemt/Co-Owner of Elevated Safety LLC
Elevated Safety LLC./Palatine Fire Department/PMI's Vertical Rescue Solutions
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR

In this interactive class, students rotate through a series of stations to get a “taste” of truck company operations. At the Forcible Entry station, each student will force inward- and outward-opening doors and cut simulated window bars and roll-down gates. At the Ladders station, they will learn portable ladder operations ...read more...

Instructor
Michael Ciampo
Lieutenant
Fire Department of New York
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR

This class demonstrates how to operate efficiently using firefighter safety research to enhance fireground tactics. Controlling the flow path is the cornerstone of the course. Students receive instruction on fire attack with door control, search, and fire behavior. Three rotating stations provide a high-fidelity interactive experience with an experienced international ...read more...

Instructor
Sean Gray
Lieutenant
Cobb County (GA) Fire and Emergency Services
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Instructors present challenging, difficult extrication scenarios requiring advanced skills to stabilize the vehicles, gain entry, and remove patients entrapped and entangled in the wreckage. There will be plenty of "tool time" for all students. This class is a "hybrid" advanced class that includes cars, SUVs, vans, ...read more...

Instructor
Leigh Hollins
Battalion Chief
Cedar Hammock (FL) Fire Department (ret)
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

With the increasing number of high-threat, mass casualty incidents, there is an immediate need for responders and agencies to adapt strategies and tactics, safely and efficiently mitigate the incident and provide care to the victims. The evidence-based content is consistent with the Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care guidelines and ...read more...

Instructor
Mark Litwinko
Lieutenant
Fort Wayne Fire Department
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

This. program provides attendees with four major skill sets needed to be successful at fires in commercial occupancies like box stores, strip malls, warehouses, etc. These fires are becoming common, yet many departments have not adjusted their tactics to address these fires' size and complexity. The skills stations include 2½-inch ...read more...

Instructor
Aaron Heller
Captain
Hamilton Township (NJ)
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This class focuses on basic and advanced forcible ...read more...
Instructor
Chris Minichiello
Fireman
FDNY - East Coast Rescue Solutions
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
It’s about creating the most effective tool on the fireground, the Engine Company! Students rotate through the following scenarios. In Handlines and Stretches, they  gain an understanding of the usefulness/limitations of preconnected and static loads, loads and stretches that reinforce pre-entry operation principles and discipline, and work as attack/backup teams ...read more...
Instructor
Anthony Piontek
Lieutenant
Green Bay Fire Department
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

In this intensive course, the focus is on effective size-up of vehicle construction features, how the ancient has effaced those structures, and the desired outcome. Participants will  polish basic and advanced techniques. Aggressive, efficient methodology is applied to each task assigned. Among the task components of the class are dash ...read more...

Instructor
Brock Archer
Assistant Chief - Retired
Hopland Fire District
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Extrication station rotations  focus on stabilizing the vehicle in its physical orientation, providing new and modifying old extrication techniques for gaining access to patients with emphasis on making every movement, cut, and relief count in the “Art of Making Space.” A systematic fast paced approach to auto extrication focuses primarily ...read more...

Instructor
Jeff Pugh
Lieutenant
Central Pierce Fire & Rescue / PXT
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Students gain proficiency in  Ladder Placement and Carries, Hand Tools and Building Construction, Overhaul, Conventional Forcible Entry, and Search and Victim Removal. The skill focus is on removing ladders from apparatus with adaptive techniques,ladder carries, maximizing body kinesiology for efficient deployment; understanding the principles of force and leverage with proper ...read more...

Instructor
Katie Johnson
Fire Lieutenant
Prince George's County Fire/EMS
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Flashover offers firefighters the opportunity to observe fire behavior and the signs that lead up to flashover. In Phase #1-Training from Swede Survival Systems, you observe and experience in a controlled environment how fire develops and grows up to and through the flashover stage. You will then witness how ventilation ...read more...

Instructor
Joseph Berchtold
Deputy Chief
Teaneck Fire Dept
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Using hands on with unique scenarios allow the student to experience new lessons that they may not get anywhere else. The ability to perform extrication on actual cabs in  controlled atmosphere is generally hard to get, or cost prohibitive. Getting the student involved with the tow and recovery industry opens ...read more...

Instructor
Todd Taylor
Battalion Chief
Advanced Rescue Solutions
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

The focus is on safety in and round elevator equipmen and responding to an elevator emergency. After a dynamic one-hour lecture-slide presentation, students are rotated through four skill stations that cover the use of door keys/pick tools,an  elevator equipment tour, manually lowering a hydraulic elevator, and removing a top escape ...read more...

Instructor
Michael Dragonetti
22 year veteran firefighter. 17 years assigned to Rescue 1. Presently a Deputy Chief Aide.
Dragon Rescue Management, Inc. Stamford Fire Department in Stamford, CT.
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This comprehensive hands-on class takes participants through a series of in-depth skill stations that addressed everything about the saw. Participants learn by disassembling and assembling fire service chain and rotary saws and becoming acquainted with industry recommendations for cleaning, trouble shooting, and repairing. Tips to ensure maximum performance and longevity ...read more...
Instructor
Scott Kleinschmidt
Lieutenant
Wichita Fire Department
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

This program provides responders with the knowledge to help manage incidents involving extrication of patients from various types of machinery--common machinery and machinery specific to locations within your response area. This is a highly specialized skill set, and caring for victims/patients entrapped in machinery necessitates that providers be trained in ...read more...

Instructor
Mark Gregory
Captain
FDNY Ladder 142
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
Students will participate in five stations: 1. Vent-enter-search above the fire; 2. Searching off  a charged hoseline. 3. Searching with a 21/2-gallon water can and keeping the fire in check; 4. Primary searching without a hoseline; and 5. (if the roof prop is put in place) roof ...read more...
Instructor
Joseph Alvarez
Captain
City of Maplewood (NJ) Fire Department
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Each year nearly,3000 civilians are killed in structure fires. Despite advances in technology and personal protective equipment, these numbers do not seem to go down. Could our “passive search culture” be a contributing factor? This class makes a case for completing an aggressive primary search within the first 10 minutes ...read more...

Instructor
Grant Schwalbe
Lieutenant
Estero Fire Rescue (Fort Myers, FL)
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
You will put your knowledge and skills to the test in several realistic life-threatening emergencies. Team work, action plans, and time compression are all part of this class. You provide the solution while being supervised and mentored by experienced instructors. Blind shaft elevator rescue. Lowering a downed firefighter using a ...read more...
Instructor
Ray McCormack
Lieutenant
Fire Department of New York
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This workshop will introduce students to the emerging technology of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) while demonstrating how UAS can be used by emergency responders. Participants will experience hands-on demonstrations in the areas of Live Fire (Structural and Wildland), Hazmat, Search and Rescue, and photography/videography ...read more...
Instructor
Tracie Johnson
PARAMEDIC
DC FIRE & EMS
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
Learn how the modern fireground impacts ventilate, enter, isolate, and search (VEIS) and what to do to provide the highest level of survival and safety for the victim and firefighter. Topics include flow path control, survival profiling, heat release rates, and the limitations of modern personal protective equipment. Techniques for ...read more...
Instructor
Loren Tewes
Lieutenant
Indianapolis Fire Department
United States