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8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This highly interactive course provides attendees with opportunities to test the latest equipment through ample hands-on skills evolutions. Over the past 20 years, the public safety approach to high-threat, mass-casualty incidents has undergone significant changes. The ongoing evolution of these events shows the ...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 class is an advanced class that may include cars, SUVs, vans, and school buses. Students rotate among four stations. Instructors present challenging, difficult extrication scenarios that necessitate advanced skills to stabilize the vehicles, gain entry, and remove patients entrapped and entangled ...read more...

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 four major skill sets needed to be successful at fires involving commercial occupancies, such as big box stores, strip malls, warehouses, and office complexes. These fires are becoming more common, yet many departments have not yet adjusted their tactics to address the ...read more...

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

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 will give you practical solutions for real work ...read more...

Instructor
Mike Huffman
Captain
Harlem-Roscoe (IL) Fire Protection District
United States

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

You will have the opportunity to observe fire behavior and the signs that lead up to a flashover. Training is conducted in a Phase #1 training container from Swede Survival Systems, allowing for instruction in fire development, flashover, and backdraft in a controlled environment. Ventilation, fire ...read more...

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

Contemporary forcible entry techniques, taught by seasoned firefighters, include inward/outward swinging doors with increasing degrees of difficulty, including restricted space and limited visibility with one- and two-person forces. You will also force real commercial doors and train on what you will see in the real world ...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

You will be taken through several scenarios from actual incidents. The four training opportunities include new life-saving techniques you can take back to your department. You will participate in a variety of “crashes” that involve semi cabs, heavy wreckers, and smaller vehicles that will enable you ...read more...

Instructor
Todd Taylor
Captain
Wayne Township (IN) Fire Department - Advanced Rescue Solutions
United States

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

In the fire service, there are many ways to complete tasks, but given the variance in diverse crew structure, not every technique works the same for every firefighter. This class emphasizes alternative methods, considering body mechanics and variability in size or age, for techniques to ...read more...

Instructor
Jennifer Grima
Firefighter/Paramedic Special Operations Technician
St. Lucie County (FL) Fire District
United States

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

You will learn the techniques and the thought processes necessary for successfully conducting vent-enter-isolate-search. Live fire and a series of visual and audible stressors that are part of this class will prepare you to rapidly solve problems you are likely to encounter on today's fireground, including ...read more...

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

This comprehensive hands-on class will take you through a series of in-depth skill stations that address everything saw. Learn by disassembling and assembling fire service chain and rotary saws and employing recommended industry practices when it comes to cleaning, troubleshooting, and repairs. Bring back to your ...read more...

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 as a department prepared to handle these incidents?” You are ...read more...

Instructor
Mark Gregory
Captain
FDNY - Ladder 176
United States

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

Safety in and around elevators and an introduction to safely handling an elevator emergency are covered in a lecture-slide presentation during the first hour of class. You will then rotate through four skills stations that include the use of door keys/pick tools, an elevator equipment safety ...read more...

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

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

The focus is on increasing your speed, focus, and efficiency on the extrication scene. You will be introduced to techniques that will enable you to quickly manage high-frequency extrication situations. The focus is on troubleshooting. Conditions will be presented under stressful/realistic conditions. No prior extrication experience ...read more...

Instructor
Isaac Frazier
Fireman Rescue 4 B
Tactical Advantage Training/Wichita Fire Department
United States

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

The class will be at the training academy with the live burn building. You will participate in three stations: vent-enter-isolate-search, primary search, and searching a fire floor and controlling the fire room with a water ...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
You will be introduced to options that have been proven through the more than 150 years of street experience among the instructor cadre. You will learn what is not in the books and ways to overcome mistakes that are commonly made. There is only one way to get good at ...read more...
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

We give civilians the best chance for survival when an aggressive primary search is completed within the first 10 minutes of fireground operations. This fast-paced class concentrates on the fundamentals and focuses on first-due engine-based search, oriented search, and vent-enter-search techniques. You will be taught ways ...read more...

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

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

Become acquainted with the emerging technology of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) while seeing how emergency responders can use it in a variety of situations. Participants of all skill levels will participate in scenarios that incorporate live fire, hazmat, search and rescue, and photography/videography UAS operations. In ...read more...

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

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
Learn your mental and physical limits under stress and why it is important to train under stress. You will participate in various stations geared to specific tasks that will ultimately lead to a real-life scenario in which the learned skills will be tested and your confidence will be increased. You ...read more...
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

The focus is on the initial actions of first-arriving crews at fires involving structures and exposures. This five-station hands-on training event incorporates live fire, interior fire attacks, basic search and rescue, hose selection/placement/management, and buddy rescue ...read more...

Instructor
Doug Stephenson
Senior Program Manager
Georgia Smoke Diver Association
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
The focus is on operating efficiently while working to achieve an aggressive search and rapid extinguishment. Students will combine their knowledge of fire behavior, water application and advancement, and search and vent-enter-search operations to determine when extinguishment is occurring properly, search is being performed quickly, performance and outcome on the ...read more...
Instructor
Dustin Martinez
Lieutenant
Cobb County (GA) Fire and Emergency Services
United States

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

All aspects of engine company operations are covered. To pursue an aggressive interior attack, a firefighter must be able to read the environment and use benchmarks and quantifiable knowledge to determine the best course of action. Suppression, which provides the backbone for job success, is the ...read more...

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

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

This class is directed at firefighters serving on departments outside big city limits where staffing is lean but fireground objectives still require urban tactics. When faced with limited staffing on apparatus, efficiency in fireground duties becomes paramount. Although the American fire service does not support short ...read more...

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

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

This class covers the gap between the entry-level training ground and the real-world fireground. You will run through scenarios and solutions that come from the experiences of a diverse group of instructors and will encounter obstacles experienced on the fireground. You will get to flow water ...read more...

Instructor
Michael Dowling
Lieutenant
Prince Georges County Fire/EMS Department
United States

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

This is a physically demanding course that meets and exceeds national training standards. It is a live-fire, hands-on training experience guaranteed to challenge all skill levels. Students will engage in essential skills development rotations and then apply lessons learned to repetitive immersive training evolutions. Under the ...read more...

Instructor
Gary Coney
Program Manager
Illinois Fire Service Institute RIT Program/Captain, Chicago (IL) Fire Department
United States

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

This class will emphasize the importance of fire attack basics along with fireground principles and practices that have worked for decades. Students will work with different size attack hoselines and heavy stream appliances and will rotate through different skill areas. In “Show and Flow,” students will ...read more...

Instructor
Jeff Shupe
Division Chief
North Myrtle Beach Fire Beach
United States

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

Technical rescue personnel will gain hands-on experience operating on a communications tower structure. Covered are the proper techniques for climbing tower structures, RF monitoring, preplanning incidents, rescue rigging, and victim-packaging techniques. Training will be to the National Fire Protection Association 1670 and 1006 Tower Rescue Awareness ...read more...

Instructor
Nathan Paulsberg
Lieutenant Palatine (IL) Fire Department - Co-Owner of Elevated Safety LLC
Elevated Safety LLC./Palatine (IL) Fire Department
United States

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

Students will rotate through a series of stations to get a “taste” of truck company operations in this interactive class. 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 ...read more...

Instructor
Michael Ciampo
Lieutenant
Fire Department of New York
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This highly interactive course provides attendees with opportunities to test the latest equipment through ample hands-on skills evolutions. Over the past 20 years, the public safety approach to high-threat, mass-casualty incidents has undergone significant changes. The ongoing evolution of these events shows the ...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 class is an advanced class that may include cars, SUVs, vans, and school buses. Students rotate among four stations. Instructors present challenging, difficult extrication scenarios that necessitate advanced skills to stabilize the vehicles, gain entry, and remove patients entrapped and entangled in ...read more...
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 four major skill sets needed to be successful at fires involving commercial occupancies, such as big box stores, strip malls, warehouses, and office complexes. These fires are becoming more common, yet many departments have not yet adjusted their tactics ...read more...
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
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 will give you practical solutions for real work ...read more...
Instructor
Mike Huffman
Captain
Harlem-Roscoe (IL) Fire Protection District
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
You will have the opportunity to observe fire behavior and the signs that lead up to a flashover. Training is conducted in a Phase #1 training container from Swede Survival Systems, allowing for instruction in fire development, flashover, and backdraft in a controlled ...read more...
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
Contemporary forcible entry techniques, taught by seasoned firefighters, include inward/outward swinging doors with increasing degrees of difficulty, including restricted space and limited visibility with one- and two-person forces. You will also force real commercial doors and train on what you will see in ...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
You will be taken through several scenarios from actual incidents. The four training opportunities include new life-saving techniques you can take back to your department. You will participate in a variety of “crashes” that involve semi cabs, heavy wreckers, and smaller vehicles that ...read more...
Instructor
Todd Taylor
Captain
Wayne Township (IN) Fire Department - Advanced Rescue Solutions
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
In the fire service, there are many ways to complete tasks, but given the variance in diverse crew structure, not every technique works the same for every firefighter. This class emphasizes alternative methods, considering body mechanics and variability in size or ...read more...
Instructor
Jennifer Grima
Firefighter/Paramedic Special Operations Technician
St. Lucie County (FL) Fire District
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
You will learn the techniques and the thought processes necessary for successfully conducting vent-enter-isolate-search. Live fire and a series of visual and audible stressors that are part of this class will prepare you to rapidly solve problems you are likely to encounter on ...read more...
Instructor
Eric Dreiman
Chief of Training
Indianapolis (IN) Fire Department
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This comprehensive hands-on class will take you through a series of in-depth skill stations that address everything saw. Learn by disassembling and assembling fire service chain and rotary saws and employing recommended industry practices when it comes to cleaning, troubleshooting, and repairs. Bring ...read more...
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 ask, “Are we as a department prepared to handle these ...read more...
Instructor
Mark Gregory
Captain
FDNY - Ladder 176
United States

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

Safety in and around elevators and an introduction to safely handling an elevator emergency are covered in a lecture-slide presentation during the first hour of class. You will then rotate through four skills stations that include the use of door keys/pick tools, an ...read more...

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

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
The focus is on increasing your speed, focus, and efficiency on the extrication scene. You will be introduced to techniques that will enable you to quickly manage high-frequency extrication situations. The focus is on troubleshooting. Conditions will be presented under stressful/realistic conditions. No ...read more...
Instructor
Isaac Frazier
Fireman Rescue 4 B
Tactical Advantage Training/Wichita Fire Department
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
The class will be at the training academy with the live burn building. You will participate in three stations: vent-enter-isolate-search, primary search, and searching a fire floor and controlling the fire room with a water ...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
You will be introduced to options that have been proven through the more than 150 years of street experience among the instructor cadre. You will learn what is not in the books and ways to overcome mistakes that are commonly made. There is only one way to get good at ...read more...
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
We give civilians the best chance for survival when an aggressive primary search is completed within the first 10 minutes of fireground operations. This fast-paced class concentrates on the fundamentals and focuses on first-due engine-based search, oriented search, and vent-enter-search techniques. You will ...read more...
Instructor
Grant Schwalbe
Lieutenant
Estero (FL) Fire Rescue
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
Become acquainted with the emerging technology of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) while seeing how emergency responders can use it in a variety of situations. Participants of all skill levels will participate in scenarios that incorporate live fire, hazmat, search and rescue, and photography/videography ...read more...
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

This highly interactive course provides attendees with opportunities to test the latest equipment through ample hands-on skills evolutions. Over the past 20 years, the public safety approach to high-threat, mass-casualty incidents has undergone significant changes. The ongoing evolution of these events shows the need for responders ...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 class is an advanced class that may include cars, SUVs, vans, and school buses. Students rotate among four stations. Instructors present challenging, difficult extrication scenarios that necessitate advanced skills to stabilize the vehicles, gain entry, and remove patients entrapped and entangled in ...read more...
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 four major skill sets needed to be successful at fires involving commercial occupancies, such as big box stores, strip malls, warehouses, and office complexes. These fires are becoming more common, yet many departments have not yet adjusted their tactics ...read more...
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
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 will give you practical solutions for real work ...read more...
Instructor
Mike Huffman
Captain
Harlem-Roscoe (IL) Fire Protection District
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
You will have the opportunity to observe fire behavior and the signs that lead up to a flashover. Training is conducted in a Phase #1 training container from Swede Survival Systems, allowing for instruction in fire development, flashover, and backdraft in a controlled ...read more...
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
Contemporary forcible entry techniques, taught by seasoned firefighters, include inward/outward swinging doors with increasing degrees of difficulty, including restricted space and limited visibility with one- and two-person forces. You will also force real commercial doors and train on what you will see in ...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
You will be taken through several scenarios from actual incidents. The four training opportunities include new life-saving techniques you can take back to your department. You will participate in a variety of “crashes” that involve semi cabs, heavy wreckers, and smaller vehicles that ...read more...
Instructor
Todd Taylor
Captain
Wayne Township (IN) Fire Department - Advanced Rescue Solutions
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
In the fire service, there are many ways to complete tasks, but given the variance in diverse crew structure, not every technique works the same for every firefighter. This class emphasizes alternative methods, considering body mechanics and variability in size or ...read more...
Instructor
Jennifer Grima
Firefighter/Paramedic Special Operations Technician
St. Lucie County (FL) Fire District
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
You will learn the techniques and the thought processes necessary for successfully conducting vent-enter-isolate-search. Live fire and a series of visual and audible stressors that are part of this class will prepare you to rapidly solve problems you are likely to encounter on ...read more...
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
This comprehensive hands-on class will take you through a series of in-depth skill stations that address everything saw. Learn by disassembling and assembling fire service chain and rotary saws and employing recommended industry practices when it comes to cleaning, troubleshooting, and repairs. Bring ...read more...
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 as a department prepared to handle these ...read more...
Instructor
Mark Gregory
Captain
FDNY - Ladder 176
United States

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

Safety in and around elevators and an introduction to safely handling an elevator emergency are covered in a lecture-slide presentation during the first hour of class. You will then rotate through four skills stations that include the use of door keys/pick tools, an ...read more...

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

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
The focus is on increasing your speed, focus, and efficiency on the extrication scene. You will be introduced to techniques that will enable you to quickly manage high-frequency extrication situations. The focus is on troubleshooting. Conditions will be presented under stressful/realistic conditions. No ...read more...
Instructor
Isaac Frazier
Fireman Rescue 4 B
Tactical Advantage Training/Wichita Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
The class will be at the training academy with the live burn building. You will participate in three stations: vent-enter-isolate-search, primary search, and searching a fire floor and controlling the fire room with a water ...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
You will be introduced to options that have been proven through the more than 150 years of street experience among the instructor cadre. You will learn what is not in the books and ways to overcome mistakes that are commonly made. There is only one way to get good at ...read more...
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
We give civilians the best chance for survival when an aggressive primary search is completed within the first 10 minutes of fireground operations. This fast-paced class concentrates on the fundamentals and focuses on first-due engine-based search, oriented search, and vent-enter-search techniques. You will ...read more...
Instructor
Grant Schwalbe
Lieutenant
Estero (FL) Fire Rescue
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
Become acquainted with the emerging technology of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) while seeing how emergency responders can use it in a variety of situations. Participants of all skill levels will participate in scenarios that incorporate live fire, hazmat, search and rescue, and photography/videography ...read more...
Instructor
Traci Ann Johnson
Lieutenant, (Ret.)
Broward County (FL) Sheriff's Office, Department of Fire Rescue
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
Learn your mental and physical limits under stress and why it is important to train under stress. You will participate in various stations geared to specific tasks that will ultimately lead to a real-life scenario in which the learned skills will be tested and your confidence will be increased. You ...read more...
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
The focus is on the initial actions of first-arriving crews at fires involving structures and exposures. This five-station hands-on training event incorporates live fire, interior fire attacks, basic search and rescue, hose selection/placement/management, and buddy rescue ...read more...
Instructor
Doug Stephenson
Senior Program Manager
Georgia Smoke Diver Association
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
The focus is on operating efficiently while working to achieve an aggressive search and rapid extinguishment. Students will combine their knowledge of fire behavior, water application and advancement, and search and vent-enter-search operations to determine when extinguishment is occurring properly, search is being performed quickly, performance and outcome on the ...read more...
Instructor
Dustin Martinez
Lieutenant
Cobb County (GA) Fire and Emergency Services
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
All aspects of engine company operations are covered. To pursue an aggressive interior attack, a firefighter must be able to read the environment and use benchmarks and quantifiable knowledge to determine the best course of action. Suppression, which provides the backbone for job ...read more...
Instructor
Aaron Fields
Firefighter
Seattle (WA) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
This class is directed at firefighters serving on departments outside big city limits where staffing is lean but fireground objectives still require urban tactics. When faced with limited staffing on apparatus, efficiency in fireground duties becomes paramount. Although the American fire service does ...read more...
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 class covers the gap between the entry-level training ground and the real-world fireground. You will run through scenarios and solutions that come from the experiences of a diverse group of instructors and will encounter obstacles experienced on the fireground. You will get ...read more...
Instructor
Michael Dowling
Lieutenant
Prince Georges County Fire/EMS Department
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
This is a physically demanding course that meets and exceeds national training standards. It is a live-fire, hands-on training experience guaranteed to challenge all skill levels. Students will engage in essential skills development rotations and then apply lessons learned to repetitive immersive training ...read more...
Instructor
Gary Coney
Program Manager
Illinois Fire Service Institute RIT Program/Captain, Chicago (IL) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
This class will emphasize the importance of fire attack basics along with fireground principles and practices that have worked for decades. Students will work with different size attack hoselines and heavy stream appliances and will rotate through different skill areas. In “Show and ...read more...
Instructor
Jeff Shupe
Division Chief
North Myrtle Beach Fire Beach
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
Technical rescue personnel will gain hands-on experience operating on a communications tower structure. Covered are the proper techniques for climbing tower structures, RF monitoring, preplanning incidents, rescue rigging, and victim-packaging techniques. Training will be to the National Fire Protection Association 1670 and 1006 ...read more...
Instructor
Nathan Paulsberg
Lieutenant Palatine (IL) Fire Department - Co-Owner of Elevated Safety LLC
Elevated Safety LLC./Palatine (IL) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
Students will rotate through a series of stations to get a “taste” of truck company operations in this interactive class. 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 ...read more...
Instructor
Michael Ciampo
Lieutenant
Fire Department of New York
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This highly interactive course provides attendees with opportunities to test the latest equipment through ample hands-on skills evolutions. Over the past 20 years, the public safety approach to high-threat, mass-casualty incidents has undergone significant changes. The ongoing evolution of these events shows the ...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 class is an advanced class that may include cars, SUVs, vans, and school buses. Students rotate among four stations. Instructors present challenging, difficult extrication scenarios that necessitate advanced skills to stabilize the vehicles, gain entry, and remove patients entrapped and entangled in ...read more...
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 four major skill sets needed to be successful at fires involving commercial occupancies, such as big box stores, strip malls, warehouses, and office complexes. These fires are becoming more common, yet many departments have not yet adjusted their tactics ...read more...
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
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 will give you practical solutions for real work ...read more...
Instructor
Mike Huffman
Captain
Harlem-Roscoe (IL) Fire Protection District
United States

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 will give you practical solutions for real work ...read more...

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
You will have the opportunity to observe fire behavior and the signs that lead up to a flashover. Training is conducted in a Phase #1 training container from Swede Survival Systems, allowing for instruction in fire development, flashover, and backdraft in a controlled ...read more...
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
Contemporary forcible entry techniques, taught by seasoned firefighters, include inward/outward swinging doors with increasing degrees of difficulty, including restricted space and limited visibility with one- and two-person forces. You will also force real commercial doors and train on what you will see in ...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
You will be taken through several scenarios from actual incidents. The four training opportunities include new life-saving techniques you can take back to your department. You will participate in a variety of “crashes” that involve semi cabs, heavy wreckers, and smaller vehicles that ...read more...
Instructor
Todd Taylor
Captain
Wayne Township (IN) Fire Department - Advanced Rescue Solutions
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
In the fire service, there are many ways to complete tasks, but given the variance in diverse crew structure, not every technique works the same for every firefighter. This class emphasizes alternative methods, considering body mechanics and variability in size or ...read more...
Instructor
Jennifer Grima
Firefighter/Paramedic Special Operations Technician
St. Lucie County (FL) Fire District
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
You will learn the techniques and the thought processes necessary for successfully conducting vent-enter-isolate-search. Live fire and a series of visual and audible stressors that are part of this class will prepare you to rapidly solve problems you are likely to encounter on ...read more...
Instructor
Eric Dreiman
Chief of Training
Indianapolis (IN) Fire Department
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This comprehensive hands-on class will take you through a series of in-depth skill stations that address everything saw. Learn by disassembling and assembling fire service chain and rotary saws and employing recommended industry practices when it comes to cleaning, troubleshooting, and repairs. Bring ...read more...
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 ask, “Are we as a department prepared to handle these ...read more...
Instructor
Mark Gregory
Captain
FDNY - Ladder 176
United States

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

Safety in and around elevators and an introduction to safely handling an elevator emergency are covered in a lecture-slide presentation during the first hour of class. You will then rotate through four skills stations that include the use of door keys/pick tools, an ...read more...

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

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This program is presented similar to the "sold out" real world street smart extrication program in 2016 and 2017. The course has been altered to allow for increased realism allowing us to interact with the students on a more personal level allowing for high stress environments and the closest we ...read more...
Instructor
Isaac Frazier
Fireman Rescue 4 B
Tactical Advantage Training/Wichita Fire Department
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
The class will be at the training academy with the live burn building. You will participate in three stations: vent-enter-isolate-search, primary search, and searching a fire floor and controlling the fire room with a water ...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
You will be introduced to options that have been proven through the more than 150 years of street experience among the instructor cadre. You will learn what is not in the books and ways to overcome mistakes that are commonly made. There is only one way to get good at ...read more...
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
We give civilians the best chance for survival when an aggressive primary search is completed within the first 10 minutes of fireground operations. This fast-paced class concentrates on the fundamentals and focuses on first-due engine-based search, oriented search, and vent-enter-search techniques. You will ...read more...
Instructor
Grant Schwalbe
Lieutenant
Estero (FL) Fire Rescue
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
Become acquainted with the emerging technology of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) while seeing how emergency responders can use it in a variety of situations. Participants of all skill levels will participate in scenarios that incorporate live fire, hazmat, search and rescue, and photography/videography ...read more...
Instructor
Traci Ann Johnson
Lieutenant, (Ret.)
Broward County (FL) Sheriff's Office, Department of Fire Rescue
United States

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