Private Dwelling Fires or Instructor Facilitation

by mobrian on October 14, 2009

RAFT, Firefighter Training

RAFT to Host Multiple Training Courses

The Regional Alliance for Fire Fighter Training is hosting two separate programs for firefighters, instructors, and company officer.


Featuring Vincent Dunn (FDNY, ret.)

This full day training program examines, in detail, offensive and defensive firefighting strategy and tactics for the seven different occupancies listed below.  Size-up, hose line positioning, aerial & ground ladder placement, interior & exterior fire spread problems, ventilation principles, search and rescue techniques, collapse-explosion-flashover dangers; and most important – safety and survival on the fireground will be studied.

This firefighting strategy and tactic session will apply all of the above tactics to the following occupancies:

  • Private Dwelling Fires
  • Strip Store Fires
  • Row Dwelling Fires
  • Garden Type Dwelling Fires
  • Heavy Timber Factory Fires
  • Wood Triple Decker Fires
  • High Rise Firefighting

Monday, November 2, 2009 8:30AM-4:30PM

$100 per person* (*RAFT members pay only $75 per person) Cont’l breakfast & lunch included


Macomb Intermediate School District 44001 Garfield Clinton Twp, MI 48038

Instructor Facilitation Focusing on Techniques of Video Conferencing Featuring Howard Cross & Greg Flynn

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 8:00AM – 4:30PM $75 per person* (*RAFT members pay only $50 per person)

Location: CREST – Oakland Community College
2900 Featherstone Road  Auburn Hills, MI 48326

Howard Cross is well known for those that are in the EFO program at the National Fire Academy. He has spent a significant portion of his professional career, more than twenty-five years, working with individuals and groups in both the private and public sectors, in developing their abilities as effective trainers/facilitators. It is not enough to merely PRESENT the information; one must make the information ALIVE!

Greg Flynn has over 15 years of teaching experience in pre-hospital care. In his current role as EMS captain for the West Bloomfield Fire Department, he oversees the operation and training of the EMS division. Greg was involved with the implementation of West Bloomfield’s videoconferencing system and routinely uses the system to administer training and facilitate meetings. Greg’s focus during this seminar will be how to assure that videoconferencing is not a barrier to content delivery. He will revisit rules that everyone has learned about PowerPoint Presentations and how to apply those rules to a “virtual” classroom. Greg also plans to have a workshop session at the end of the day, where participants can modify their own presentations and get feedback.

**Each Class Participant Is Strongly Encouraged To Bring A Laptop For The Workshop Session**

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