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EMU Fire Staff and Command

by mobrian on January 6, 2009

Deadline for registration extended till January 14, 2009

Eastern Michigan University’s Center for Regional and National Security (CeRNS) is pleased to announce the 11th Fire Staff and Command program for 2009.

The School of Fire Staff and Command program is a comprehensive 350-hour program that targets those fire officers destined for senior leadership within their departments. With technology advancing at such a rapid rate, senior fire officers must be prepared with the knowledge, skills and abilities afforded private industry, which often are ignored in public service. The program takes [click to continue…]

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Wyandotte Taking Applications for Fire Fighter

by mobrian on January 4, 2009

The City of Wyandotte will be taking applications for the position of fire fighter / paramedic  between January 12-16, 2009.  Applications can be obtained from City Hall 3131 Biddle Ave, Wyandotte.  The posting requires

  • High School Diploma, GED
  • Fire Fighter One and Two (MFFTC)
  • State of Michigan, Paramedic with current ACLS
  • Valid Driver’s License [click to continue…]

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Reading Smoke

October 3, 2008

The popular reading smoke program by Dave Dodson is on its way to the West side of Michigan on Saturday November 8, 2008. It has been said, “So goes First-Due, So goes the Incident!” Our incidents are changing in scope, impact, and complexity – and so must our ability to RAPIDLY survey and decide the […]

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NFA Fire Protection Plan Review Pilot Course

October 1, 2008

Water Based Fire Protection System Plan Review A post from our friends at www.inspector911.com The United States Fire Administration (USFA), Department of Homeland Security, is recruiting students and instructor candidates to attend pilot classes for its new six-day off-campus or State enfranchised course Water-Based Fire Protection System Plan Review. The first pilot will be offered […]

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Fallen Heros Memorial

August 29, 2008

September 14, 2008 Benifit Scavenger Hunt  The fourth annual motorcycle benifit scavenger hunt which benfits the fallem heros memorial.  Registration begins at 8:30 am with lunch at 11:00 am provided by Outback.  Registration is $40.00 which includes the cost of the scavenger hunt, free t-shirt, lunch, and live entertainment.  Register today and be apart of this […]

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What are Standpipe Systems

August 25, 2008

Standpipes are a critical tool that require preplanning on first responding apparatus in order to be used effectively. The initial approval process for these systems is critical and the fire prevention bureau can assist responding crews by ensuring proper installation and maintenance of these systems. Standpipe systems vary in design, use, and location. These factors […]

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New Incident Command, NFA Courses On-Line

August 13, 2008

The U.S. Fire Administration’s (USFA) National Fire Academy (NFA) announced today four Incident Command System (ICS) Simulation Series courses are now available through NFA Online. The ICS Simulation Series courses are designed to provide challenges to the newly appointed, inexperienced fire officer as well as the experienced senior fire officer. Each course addresses a different […]

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What is this

August 12, 2008

Well we are creating the online portal for information sharing with Michigan’s Fire Service.  There are many organizations accross the state which help in the development of inspectors, chiefs, or even EMT’s.  What about our fire service?  Where can you go for training, job postings, ask a questions, or to just be informed?  Michigan Fire […]

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