Fire Fighting News

  • Husky sponsored the OK State Firefighters Association Poker Run

    Husky is proud to support the firefighting community, and we recently had the opportunity to sponsor a Poker Run for the OK State Firefighters Association. The last stop was at The Thirsty Turtle, a firefighter-owned pub right here in Dewey, OK. ...


    By Husky Portable Containment

  • TargetSolutions’ NFPA 1403 live fire training evolutions promotes safety with live-burn drills

    TargetSolutions’ NFPA 1403 Live Fire Training Evolutions covers the essentials of invaluable live-burn training and emphasizes the importance of safety and compliance. Although the number of on-duty firefighter fatalities has been declining in recent years, the proportion of deaths related to training has been increasing, according to the National Fire Protection ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • TargetSolutions Makes Key Updates to Two NFPA 1001 Training Courses

    TargetSolutions has recently updated the content and multimedia of two NFPA 1001 training courses that cover various aspects of fire safety. In an ongoing effort to provide the most engaging online training experience possible, TargetSolutions has completed major revisions to a pair of NFPA 1001 training courses: Fire Behavior and Firefighter ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Florida is Burning: Ready Containment Donates 2 Onion Tanks

    It is all over the news that forest fires are burning throughout the state. So Ready Containment donated two 5000 gallons Onion Tanks to the Florida Forest Service similar to the one shown. The tanks are used to stage water in remote locations for use by the firefighters. Ready Containment, LLC. is proud to be able to help keep the residence of Florida and proerty safe from the States wild fires. ...


    By Ready Containment, LLC

  • Recently enhanced NFPA 1001 Training Course covers essentials of self-contained breathing apparatus

    The average firefighter is no stranger to danger. In fact, they’re well acquainted. When risking everything to enter a fire zone or similar environment, it’s of the utmost importance that firefighters are also acquainted with the life-saving self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). TargetSolutions’ NFPA 1001-level online training course, Self-Contained Breathing ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • I-REACT: project meeting in Barcelona

    Barcelona was the venue for a project meeting of members of I-REACT project in November 2016 I-REACT project partners (from 10 different European countries), have met on 24 and 25 November at the premises of the new prevention park of Barcelona's City Council Firefighters, and under the coordination of METEOSIM. This meeting is part of the project follow-up meetings. This particular one had ...


    By Meteosim S.L.

  • Fire Department Training Records and Other Vital Firefighter Issues Covered During Recent Webcasts

    TargetSolutions’ dedication to delivering valuable firefighter training doesn’t stop with the industry’s leading online training catalog for fire departments. Far from it. This month, TargetSolutions sponsored two ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • AlphaACT Fire releases new online training scenario for firefighters

    AlphaACT FIRE’s dynamic online courses are built to engage firefighters with real-life experiences. With a complete library of scenario-based training scenarios, AlphaACT FIRE is excited to announce a new course is now available inside TargetSolutions’ online training management system. The West Hill ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • New Firefighter Wellness Training Course Promotes Healthy Living

    Firefighters put their lives on the line on a regular basis, but when not on duty there are other silent hazards, most notably physical diseases, behavioral disorders and unhealthy diets. “Fire Service Health and Safety” is a brand-new training course developed by TargetSolutions. The 60-minute overview is designed to inform firefighters on the concepts, science, and economics ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Sulzer Extends the High-Efficiency SMD Water Pump Range

    Sulzer introduces an extension to the state-of-the-art SMD axially split pump range to meet the requirements in municipal water treatment, supply, and distribution. The company expands the performance of the pump range towards lower flows and implements a higher level of standardization for cost-effective solutions and short delivery times. The SMD pump range is ideal ...


    By Sulzer Management Ltd

  • Husky® Sponsors Firefighter of the Year Award

    Husky Portable Containment was a proud sponsor of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise's Firefighter of the Year award for 2016. Bartlesville Fire Department Battalion Chief Mike Remington was chosen to receive the award from more than 20 nominations from area fire chiefs and the public. Congratulations, Mike! We were also honored to be a sponsor of the "HEROES, A Tribute to Firefighters" ...


    By Husky Portable Containment

  • VGR Conference on risk evaluation and management

    The 8th VGR conference 2016 (Risk evaluation and management on civil and industrial settlements), held in Rome at Istituto Superiore Anticendi (ISA) of the Italian Firefighters from 13 to 15 September, has just ended its works. The conference, which has become an important national event, has been an opportunity for the stakeholders to discuss about risk analysis, environmental protection ...


    By IES Solutions. S.r.l.

  • TargetSolutions’ NFPA 1001 Ground Ladders Training Breaks Down Best Practices for Fire Operations

    Serving as a vital component during rescue operations, the ladder is one of the defining symbols of the fire service. That’s why TargetSolutions’ Ground Ladders from the NFPA 1001 series of online firefighter training courses, is such a valuable lesson. Equipped with new upgrades, including revitalized content and ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • TargetSolutions’ Top 10 NFPA 1500 Firefighter Training Courses

    TargetSolutions’ NFPA 1500 series is based on the NFPA’s codes and standards and is built to meet a fire department’s training requirements for occupational safety and health. TargetSolutions maintains a library of more than 60 hours of NFPA-approved firefighter ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Community Resources Features Highly Rated Video on Tile Roof Operations for Firefighters

    Fire departments from around the country will find value in this month’s featured video inside Community Resources. “Tile Roof Operations,” a six-minute video produced by the City of Surprise Fire Department in Arizona, demonstrates tactical approach considerations and vertical ventilation techniques when tackling residential fires. Captain Randy Fressetto, Ladder Co. 305, cites ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Success for EPISECC in its second review

    The EPISECC project (Establish Pan-European Information Space to Enhance seCurity of Citizens) brilliantly passed its second review, held in Leuven (Belgium) last Friday, 15th of July. During the evaluation, Dr. Uberto Delprato, IES’ CEO, has shown the capabilities of the Common Information Space (CIS) of EPISECC, a information sharing and exchange platform designed for ...


    By IES Solutions. S.r.l.

  • Scenario-Based Active Shooter Training Course Tests Firefighters’ Decision Making Skills

    What steps do firefighters take when simultaneously faced with an active shooter and a raging house fire? That’s what this month’s featured AlphaACT FIRE training course explores. The Lowell Street Incident, which is available at an additional cost on the TargetSolutions’ platform, ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • When It Comes to Tracking Firefighter Training for the NFPA 1401 Standard, TargetSolutions Is ‘Light Years Ahead’

    Not every fire department incorporates the NFPA’s 1401 standard into its training program. Many agencies, in fact, might not understand or even know about the NFPA’s recommended practice for documenting fire service training records. ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • TargetSolutions Enhances Innovative Enterprise Functionality for Firefighter Training Groups

    TargetSolutions has implemented significant enhancements to its Enterprise solution. These enhancements will improve the platform’s functionality for sharing training resources between agencies inside regional training groups. The Enterprise solution enables mutual aid partners to streamline and synchronize training activities, centralize and standardize training resources, and boost ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Why Sleep Deprivation Is a Serious Threat to Firefighters

    Serving in the line of duty results in an abundance of health risks for firefighters, though perhaps none more silent or threatening than the constant onslaught of sleep deprivation. David F. Peterson, a retired fire chief and current fire training coordinator of Blackhawk Technical College in Janesville, Wisc., has made it his mission to expose the ongoing dangers of sleep deprivation and ...


    By TargetSolutions

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