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

Over the past 20 years, the public safety approach to high-threat, mass-casualty incidents has undergone significant changes. Current evolution of these events shows the need for responders to continue to adapt strategy and tactics to safely ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Mark Litwinko
Lieutenant
Fort Wayne Fire Department
United States
Handout(s)

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 ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Leigh Hollins
Battalion Chief (Ret.)
Cedar Hammock (FL) Fire Department
United States

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

The focus is on field-proven tactics for fighting commercial fires. Students will rotate through four hands-on evolutions. In Fire Attack with 2½-Inch Hoselines, students will manage operating lines through a maze of shelving and narrow aisles. ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Aaron Heller
Captain
Hamilton Township (NJ) Fire District #9
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This class is about creating the most effective tool on the fireground: the engine company. Students rotate through the following scenarios. In Basic Skills of the Nozzle Team, discussed are basic concepts such as hoseloads, nozzle ...read more...
Lead Instructor
Brian Arnold
Major
Oklahoma City (OK) Fire Department
United States

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

Each rotation emphasizes situational awareness; response readiness; equipment knowledge and training; global 360 initial and ongoing size-up; creating a safe scene; identifying and mitigating hazards; deploying/managing available resources and determining resources needed; determining the number of ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Marc Beal
Firefighter/Paramedic
Central Pierce (WA) Fire Rescue
United States
Handout(s)

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

Flashover training offers firefighters the opportunity to observe fire behavior and the signs that lead to a flashover. Training will be conducted in a Phase 1 training container from Swede Survival Systems, providing students with instruction ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Joseph Berchtold
Deputy Chief
Teaneck (NJ) Fire Dept
United States

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

This evolution will benefit all ranges of experience. Students will perform conventional forcible entry on inward and outward doors with varying degrees of difficulty, from restricted space to smoke-filled spaces; force metal doors; and cut roll-down ...read more...

Lead 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
The focus is on incidents involving heavy vehicles, including the types of extrication scenarios encountered and how vehicle design and construction affect operations. Learn to perform various techniques on heavy vehicles that may include semitrailers and ...read more...
Lead Instructor
Todd Taylor
Battalion Chief
Wayne Township (IN) Fire Department - Advanced Rescue Solutions
United States

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

This course begins with a didactic one-hour lecture about safety in and around elevator equipment and an introduction to safely handling an elevator emergency. Participants are then rotated through four skill stations that cover the use ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Michael Dragonetti
Deputy Chief Aide
Stamford (CT) Fire Department - Dragon Rescue Management, Inc.
United States
Handout(s)

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

This evolution takes participants through a series of in-depth skill stations that address “everything saw.” Participants learn by disassembling and assembling fire service chain and rotary saws and following recommended industry practices pertaining to cleaning, trouble ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Scott Kleinschmidt
Captain
Wichita (KS) Fire Department
United States

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

Man vs. machinery incidents occur across the country. They may involve a person stuck in some sort of industrial machinery or be as routine as a ring stuck on a finger. You must ask, “Are we ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Mark Gregory
Captain
FDNY - Ladder 176
United States
Handout(s)

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

Maximum hands-on training takes you through modern extrication practices using hydraulic and nonhydraulic rescue tools. This class covers vehicle construction, stabilization, disentanglement, and tool knowledge. Scenario-based evolutions give the students practical solutions for problems often encountered.  ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Mike Huffman
Captain
Harlem-Rosco (IL) Fire Protection District
United States
Handout(s)

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This rescue and squad company class consists of the following stations: Station 1 is the primary search of a fire floor as an engine company is placing the fire under control. Station 2 is controlling the ...read more...
Lead 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, more than 2,000 civilians are killed in structure fires. When we make life safety our number-one priority, all of our actions should be about getting inside and finding the civilians. We give them the ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Grant Schwalbe
Lieutenant
Estero (FL) Fire Rescue
United States

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

In today's fire service, fast water is at the forefront of tactics. The focus of this class is to stretch lines quickly and efficiently. Skill stations include the minuteman load and variations, stretching around and between ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Steve Robertson
Lieutenant
Columbus (OH) Division of Fire
United States

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

Students get hands-on experience at the following stations. Station 1.1: Residential Victim Removal. Learning Objectives: Enhance victim survivability with rapid patient packaging and strategic removal from the structure. Use hand tools, webbing, and body leverage to ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Katie Johnson
Lieutenant
Prince George's County (MD) Fire/EMS
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
The focus is on the core competences of lifting, spreading, lowering, forcing, and rescuing in various emergency events: lift and crib a dumpster to gain access below, lower an injured firefighter using a stokes basket and ...read more...
Lead 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

Participants are introduced to the emerging technology of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and the ways they can be used by emergency responders. This course incorporates demonstrations and hands-on exercises in Live Fire (structural and wildland), Hazmat, ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Traci Ann Johnson
Lieutenant, (Ret.)
Broward County (FL) Sheriff's Office, Department of Fire Rescue
United States

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

The tactic of Vent-Enter-Isolate-Search (VEIS) has been around for several decades. Its roots are securely anchored in East Coast firefighting. The original tactic of Vent-Enter-Search (VES) was developed and perfected to allow firefighters alternative means to ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Eric Dreiman
Chief of Training
Indianapolis (IN) Fire Department
United States

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

Students are faced with many challenges within a believable “story line” that mimics as closely and as safely as possible a Mayday event with floor collapse. The objective is to have students leave the training ground ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Scott Kraut
Captain
Fairfax County (VA) Fire and Rescue
United States

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

This class is geared for firefighters whose departments are outside big city limits where staffing is lean but fireground objectives still necessitate urban tactics. When faced with limited staffing on apparatus, efficiency fireground duties becomes paramount. ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Charlie Fadale
Chief of Safety and Training
Fishers (IN) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
This is a five-station, eight-hour, hands-on training event that 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 ...read more...
Lead Instructor
Doug Stephenson
Lieutenant
Georgia Smoke Diver Association
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. The focus is on having students experience a firefighting environment that is as close as possible to firegrounds in their jurisdictions. Too often, ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Kiel Samsing
Lieutenant
Newport News (VA) Fire Department
United States

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

To pursue an aggressive interior attack, a firefighter must be able to read the environment using benchmarks and quantifiable knowledge to determine the best course of action. Within the fire service, suppression provides the backbone for ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Aaron Fields
Firefighter
Seattle (WA) Fire Department
United States

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

Students gain technical rescue hands-on experience operating on an actual communications tower, learning the proper techniques for climbing tower structures, RF monitoring and awareness, rescue rigging, preincident planning, and victim-packaging techniques. Training is compliant with National ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Nathan Paulsberg
Lieutenant Palatine (IL) Fire DepartmentCo-Owner of Elevated Safety LLC
Elevated Safety LLC./Palatine (IL) Fire Department/PMI's Vertical Rescue Solutions
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
This dynamic program provides students with a well-rounded day of hands-on instruction in truck company functions. Students go through four rotations in the morning and four in the afternoon. The rotations include Forcible Entry (inward/outward door ...read more...
Lead 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 hands-on 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, ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Sean Gray
Captain
Cobb County (GA) Fire and Emergency Services
United States
Handout(s)

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

Over the past 20 years, the public safety approach to high-threat, mass-casualty incidents has undergone significant changes. Current evolution of these events shows the need for responders to continue to adapt strategy and ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Mark Litwinko
Lieutenant
Fort Wayne Fire Department
United States
Handout(s)

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 ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Leigh Hollins
Battalion Chief (Ret.)
Cedar Hammock (FL) Fire Department
United States

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

The focus is on field-proven tactics for fighting commercial fires. Students will rotate through four hands-on evolutions. In Fire Attack with 2½-Inch Hoselines, students will manage ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Aaron Heller
Captain
Hamilton Township (NJ) Fire District #9
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This class is about creating the most effective tool on the fireground: the engine company. Students rotate through the following scenarios. In Basic Skills of the Nozzle Team, discussed are basic concepts such ...read more...
Lead Instructor
Brian Arnold
Major
Oklahoma City (OK) Fire Department
United States

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

Each rotation emphasizes situational awareness; response readiness; equipment knowledge and training; global 360 initial and ongoing size-up; creating a safe scene; identifying and mitigating hazards; deploying/managing available resources and determining resources needed; determining ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Marc Beal
Firefighter/Paramedic
Central Pierce (WA) Fire Rescue
United States

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

Flashover training offers firefighters the opportunity to observe fire behavior and the signs that lead to a flashover. Training will be conducted in a Phase 1 training container from Swede Survival Systems, providing ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Joseph Berchtold
Deputy Chief
Teaneck (NJ) Fire Dept
United States

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

This evolution will benefit all ranges of experience. Students will perform conventional forcible entry on inward and outward doors with varying degrees of difficulty, from restricted space to smoke-filled spaces; force metal doors; ...read more...

Lead 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
The focus is on incidents involving heavy vehicles, including the types of extrication scenarios encountered and how vehicle design and construction affect operations. Learn to perform various techniques on heavy vehicles that may ...read more...
Lead Instructor
Todd Taylor
Battalion Chief
Wayne Township (IN) Fire Department - Advanced Rescue Solutions
United States

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

This course begins with a didactic one-hour lecture about safety in and around elevator equipment and an introduction to safely handling an elevator emergency. Participants are then rotated through four skill stations that ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Michael Dragonetti
Deputy Chief Aide
Stamford (CT) Fire Department - Dragon Rescue Management, Inc.
United States
Handout(s)

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

This evolution takes participants through a series of in-depth skill stations that address “everything saw.” Participants learn by disassembling and assembling fire service chain and rotary saws and following recommended industry practices pertaining ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Scott Kleinschmidt
Captain
Wichita (KS) Fire Department
United States

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

Man vs. machinery incidents occur across the country. They may involve a person stuck in some sort of industrial machinery or be as routine as a ring stuck on a finger. You must ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Mark Gregory
Captain
FDNY - Ladder 176
United States
Handout(s)

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

Maximum hands-on training takes you through modern extrication practices using hydraulic and nonhydraulic rescue tools. This class covers vehicle construction, stabilization, disentanglement, and tool knowledge. Scenario-based evolutions give the students practical solutions for ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Mike Huffman
Captain
Harlem-Rosco (IL) Fire Protection District
United States
Handout(s)

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This rescue and squad company class consists of the following stations: Station 1 is the primary search of a fire floor as an engine company is placing the fire under control. Station 2 ...read more...
Lead 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, more than 2,000 civilians are killed in structure fires. When we make life safety our number-one priority, all of our actions should be about getting inside and finding the civilians. We ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Grant Schwalbe
Lieutenant
Estero (FL) Fire Rescue
United States

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

In today's fire service, fast water is at the forefront of tactics. The focus of this class is to stretch lines quickly and efficiently. Skill stations include the minuteman load and variations, stretching ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Steve Robertson
Lieutenant
Columbus (OH) Division of Fire
United States

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

Students get hands-on experience at the following stations. Station 1.1: Residential Victim Removal. Learning Objectives: Enhance victim survivability with rapid patient packaging and strategic removal from the structure. Use hand tools, webbing, and ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Katie Johnson
Lieutenant
Prince George's County (MD) Fire/EMS
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
The focus is on the core competences of lifting, spreading, lowering, forcing, and rescuing in various emergency events: lift and crib a dumpster to gain access below, lower an injured firefighter using a ...read more...
Lead 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

Participants are introduced to the emerging technology of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and the ways they can be used by emergency responders. This course incorporates demonstrations and hands-on exercises in Live Fire (structural ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Traci Ann Johnson
Lieutenant, (Ret.)
Broward County (FL) Sheriff's Office, Department of Fire Rescue
United States

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

The tactic of Vent-Enter-Isolate-Search (VEIS) has been around for several decades. Its roots are securely anchored in East Coast firefighting. The original tactic of Vent-Enter-Search (VES) was developed and perfected to allow firefighters ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Eric Dreiman
Chief of Training
Indianapolis (IN) Fire Department
United States

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

Over the past 20 years, the public safety approach to high-threat, mass-casualty incidents has undergone significant changes. Current evolution of these events shows the need for responders to continue to adapt strategy and ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Mark Litwinko
Lieutenant
Fort Wayne Fire Department
United States
Handout(s)

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 ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Leigh Hollins
Battalion Chief (Ret.)
Cedar Hammock (FL) Fire Department
United States

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

The focus is on field-proven tactics for fighting commercial fires. Students will rotate through four hands-on evolutions. In Fire Attack with 2½-Inch Hoselines, students will manage operating lines through a maze of shelving ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Aaron Heller
Captain
Hamilton Township (NJ) Fire District #9
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This class is about creating the most effective tool on the fireground: the engine company. Students rotate through the following scenarios. In Basic Skills of the Nozzle Team, discussed are basic concepts such ...read more...
Lead Instructor
Brian Arnold
Major
Oklahoma City (OK) Fire Department
United States

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

Each rotation emphasizes situational awareness; response readiness; equipment knowledge and training; global 360 initial and ongoing size-up; creating a safe scene; identifying and mitigating hazards; deploying/managing available resources and determining resources needed; determining ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Marc Beal
Firefighter/Paramedic
Central Pierce (WA) Fire Rescue
United States

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

Flashover training offers firefighters the opportunity to observe fire behavior and the signs that lead to a flashover. Training will be conducted in a Phase 1 training container from Swede Survival Systems, providing ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Joseph Berchtold
Deputy Chief
Teaneck (NJ) Fire Dept
United States

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

This evolution will benefit all ranges of experience. Students will perform conventional forcible entry on inward and outward doors with varying degrees of difficulty, from restricted space to smoke-filled spaces; force metal doors; ...read more...

Lead 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
The focus is on incidents involving heavy vehicles, including the types of extrication scenarios encountered and how vehicle design and construction affect operations. Learn to perform various techniques on heavy vehicles that may ...read more...
Lead Instructor
Todd Taylor
Battalion Chief
Wayne Township (IN) Fire Department - Advanced Rescue Solutions
United States

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

This course begins with a didactic one-hour lecture about safety in and around elevator equipment and an introduction to safely handling an elevator emergency. Participants are then rotated through four skill stations that ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Michael Dragonetti
Deputy Chief Aide
Stamford (CT) Fire Department - Dragon Rescue Management, Inc.
United States
Handout(s)

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

This evolution takes participants through a series of in-depth skill stations that address “everything saw.” Participants learn by disassembling and assembling fire service chain and rotary saws and following recommended industry practices pertaining ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Scott Kleinschmidt
Captain
Wichita (KS) Fire Department
United States

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

Man vs. machinery incidents occur across the country. They may involve a person stuck in some sort of industrial machinery or be as routine as a ring stuck on a finger. You must ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Mark Gregory
Captain
FDNY - Ladder 176
United States
Handout(s)

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

Maximum hands-on training takes you through modern extrication practices using hydraulic and nonhydraulic rescue tools. This class covers vehicle construction, stabilization, disentanglement, and tool knowledge. Scenario-based evolutions give the students practical solutions for ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Mike Huffman
Captain
Harlem-Rosco (IL) Fire Protection District
United States
Handout(s)

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This rescue and squad company class consists of the following stations: Station 1 is the primary search of a fire floor as an engine company is placing the fire under control. Station 2 ...read more...
Lead 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, more than 2,000 civilians are killed in structure fires. When we make life safety our number-one priority, all of our actions should be about getting inside and finding the civilians. We ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Grant Schwalbe
Lieutenant
Estero (FL) Fire Rescue
United States

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

In today's fire service, fast water is at the forefront of tactics. The focus of this class is to stretch lines quickly and efficiently. Skill stations include the minuteman load and variations, stretching ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Steve Robertson
Lieutenant
Columbus (OH) Division of Fire
United States

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

Students get hands-on experience at the following stations. Station 1.1: Residential Victim Removal. Learning Objectives: Enhance victim survivability with rapid patient packaging and strategic removal from the structure. Use hand tools, webbing, and ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Katie Johnson
Lieutenant
Prince George's County (MD) Fire/EMS
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
The focus is on the core competences of lifting, spreading, lowering, forcing, and rescuing in various emergency events: lift and crib a dumpster to gain access below, lower an injured firefighter using a ...read more...
Lead 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

Participants are introduced to the emerging technology of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and the ways they can be used by emergency responders. This course incorporates demonstrations and hands-on exercises in Live Fire (structural ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Traci Ann Johnson
Lieutenant, (Ret.)
Broward County (FL) Sheriff's Office, Department of Fire Rescue
United States

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

The tactic of Vent-Enter-Isolate-Search (VEIS) has been around for several decades. Its roots are securely anchored in East Coast firefighting. The original tactic of Vent-Enter-Search (VES) was developed and perfected to allow firefighters ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Eric Dreiman
Chief of Training
Indianapolis (IN) Fire Department
United States

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

Students are faced with many challenges within a believable “story line” that mimics as closely and as safely as possible a Mayday event with floor collapse. The objective is to have students leave ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Scott Kraut
Captain
Fairfax County (VA) Fire and Rescue
United States

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

This class is geared for firefighters whose departments are outside big city limits where staffing is lean but fireground objectives still necessitate urban tactics. When faced with limited staffing on apparatus, efficiency fireground ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Charlie Fadale
Chief of Safety and Training
Fishers (IN) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
This is a five-station, eight-hour, hands-on training event that 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 ...read more...
Lead Instructor
Doug Stephenson
Lieutenant
Georgia Smoke Diver Association
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. The focus is on having students experience a firefighting environment that is as close as possible to firegrounds in their jurisdictions. Too often, ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Kiel Samsing
Lieutenant
Newport News (VA) Fire Department
United States

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

To pursue an aggressive interior attack, a firefighter must be able to read the environment using benchmarks and quantifiable knowledge to determine the best course of action. Within the fire service, suppression provides ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Aaron Fields
Firefighter
Seattle (WA) Fire Department
United States

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

Students gain technical rescue hands-on experience operating on an actual communications tower, learning the proper techniques for climbing tower structures, RF monitoring and awareness, rescue rigging, preincident planning, and victim-packaging techniques. Training is ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Nathan Paulsberg
Lieutenant Palatine (IL) Fire DepartmentCo-Owner of Elevated Safety LLC
Elevated Safety LLC./Palatine (IL) Fire Department/PMI's Vertical Rescue Solutions
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
This dynamic program provides students with a well-rounded day of hands-on instruction in truck company functions. Students go through four rotations in the morning and four in the afternoon. The rotations include Forcible ...read more...
Lead 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 hands-on 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 ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Sean Gray
Captain
Cobb County (GA) Fire and Emergency Services
United States
Handout(s)

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

Over the past 20 years, the public safety approach to high-threat, mass-casualty incidents has undergone significant changes. Current evolution of these events shows the need for responders to continue to adapt strategy and ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Mark Litwinko
Lieutenant
Fort Wayne Fire Department
United States
Handout(s)

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 ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Leigh Hollins
Battalion Chief (Ret.)
Cedar Hammock (FL) Fire Department
United States

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

The focus is on field-proven tactics for fighting commercial fires. Students will rotate through four hands-on evolutions. In Fire Attack with 2½-Inch Hoselines, students will manage operating lines through a maze of shelving ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Aaron Heller
Captain
Hamilton Township (NJ) Fire District #9
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This class is about creating the most effective tool on the fireground: the engine company. Students rotate through the following scenarios. In Basic Skills of the Nozzle Team, discussed are basic concepts such ...read more...
Lead Instructor
Brian Arnold
Major
Oklahoma City (OK) Fire Department
United States

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

Each rotation emphasizes situational awareness; response readiness; equipment knowledge and training; global 360 initial and ongoing size-up; creating a safe scene; identifying and mitigating hazards; deploying/managing available resources and determining resources needed; determining ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Marc Beal
Firefighter/Paramedic
Central Pierce (WA) Fire Rescue
United States

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

Flashover training offers firefighters the opportunity to observe fire behavior and the signs that lead to a flashover. Training will be conducted in a Phase 1 training container from Swede Survival Systems, providing ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Joseph Berchtold
Deputy Chief
Teaneck (NJ) Fire Dept
United States

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

This evolution will benefit all ranges of experience. Students will perform conventional forcible entry on inward and outward doors with varying degrees of difficulty, from restricted space to smoke-filled spaces; force metal doors; ...read more...

Lead 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
The focus is on incidents involving heavy vehicles, including the types of extrication scenarios encountered and how vehicle design and construction affect operations. Learn to perform various techniques on heavy vehicles that may ...read more...
Lead Instructor
Todd Taylor
Battalion Chief
Wayne Township (IN) Fire Department - Advanced Rescue Solutions
United States

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

This course begins with a didactic one-hour lecture about safety in and around elevator equipment and an introduction to safely handling an elevator emergency. Participants are then rotated through four skill stations that ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Michael Dragonetti
Deputy Chief Aide
Stamford (CT) Fire Department - Dragon Rescue Management, Inc.
United States
Handout(s)

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

This evolution takes participants through a series of in-depth skill stations that address “everything saw.” Participants learn by disassembling and assembling fire service chain and rotary saws and following recommended industry practices pertaining ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Scott Kleinschmidt
Captain
Wichita (KS) Fire Department
United States

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

Man vs. machinery incidents occur across the country. They may involve a person stuck in some sort of industrial machinery or be as routine as a ring stuck on a finger. You must ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Mark Gregory
Captain
FDNY - Ladder 176
United States
Handout(s)

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

Maximum hands-on training takes you through modern extrication practices using hydraulic and nonhydraulic rescue tools. This class covers vehicle construction, stabilization, disentanglement, and tool knowledge. Scenario-based evolutions give the students practical solutions for ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Mike Huffman
Captain
Harlem-Rosco (IL) Fire Protection District
United States
Handout(s)

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This rescue and squad company class consists of the following stations: Station 1 is the primary search of a fire floor as an engine company is placing the fire under control. Station 2 ...read more...
Lead 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, more than 2,000 civilians are killed in structure fires. When we make life safety our number-one priority, all of our actions should be about getting inside and finding the civilians. We ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Grant Schwalbe
Lieutenant
Estero (FL) Fire Rescue
United States

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

In today's fire service, fast water is at the forefront of tactics. The focus of this class is to stretch lines quickly and efficiently. Skill stations include the minuteman load and variations, stretching ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Steve Robertson
Lieutenant
Columbus (OH) Division of Fire
United States

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

Students get hands-on experience at the following stations. Station 1.1: Residential Victim Removal. Learning Objectives: Enhance victim survivability with rapid patient packaging and strategic removal from the structure. Use hand tools, webbing, and ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Katie Johnson
Lieutenant
Prince George's County (MD) Fire/EMS
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
The focus is on the core competences of lifting, spreading, lowering, forcing, and rescuing in various emergency events: lift and crib a dumpster to gain access below, lower an injured firefighter using a ...read more...
Lead 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

Participants are introduced to the emerging technology of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and the ways they can be used by emergency responders. This course incorporates demonstrations and hands-on exercises in Live Fire (structural ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Traci Ann Johnson
Lieutenant, (Ret.)
Broward County (FL) Sheriff's Office, Department of Fire Rescue
United States

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

The tactic of Vent-Enter-Isolate-Search (VEIS) has been around for several decades. Its roots are securely anchored in East Coast firefighting. The original tactic of Vent-Enter-Search (VES) was developed and perfected to allow firefighters ...read more...

Lead Instructor
Eric Dreiman
Chief of Training
Indianapolis (IN) Fire Department
United States

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