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Education Institutions

Find information on fire chain of command, fire incident command, incident command supplies, incident commander responsibilities and more. The National Fire Academy Lists largest U.S. Fire Science Colleges by student enrollment Listing of fire service college and university programs

Fire Action Videos Producer of outstanding fireground action videos Rhode Island fire videos by Matt Gregoire Fire videos, books, and more Chicago area fire videos Philadelphia area fires

Fire & Life Safety Organizations The United States Fire Administration British Fire Services Association National Fire Academy Alumni Association (membership is free) National Society of Executive Fire Officers Center for Public Safety Excellence (formerly CFAI) International Association for Fire Service Science National Wildfire Coordinating Group International Association of Fire Chiefs International Association of Fire Fighters National Volunteer Fire Council United Kingdom (British) fire service info Justice Institute of British Columbia Fire & Safety Division Hong Kong Fire Services Department

Fire Service Nostalgia Nice website of the Last Resort Fire Department in Seattle, WA

Fire Research “Better fire fighting through research” The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Building and Fire Research Libratory; free stuff available!

Health & Safety the Fire Department Safety Officers Association (Incident Safety Officer Certification available) Fatality investigation reports and more Billy Goldfeder and Gordon Graham collaboration Had a close call? Report it here The Occupational Safety and Health Administration The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Images Southern California fire and life safety photography Outstanding FDNY photography and videography by Steve Spak Los Angeles Fire Department 'photostream' (updated regularly)

Incident Management National Incident Management System Developers of the Model Procedures manuals

Periodicals Firehouse magazine,, and Firehouse conferences Fire Engineering and FDIC Official online magazine of the Society of Fire Protection FireRescue is now partnered with IAFC Firefighting In Canada and the Canadian Firefighter and EMS Quarterly

Risk Management Gordon Graham's website (Graham Research Consultants)

Software Fire Studio 4.0, sophisticated, easy to use incident simulation software Powerful incident simulation software Outstanding pre-incident plan development tools Firehouse Software, fire department records management

Training Resources A true gentleman and one of my mentors Long Beach (CA) Fire Department training division (some innovative training stuff); where my Dad worked Regional Fire Training Division (my department is one of three that comprise RFTD) Ever wonder how to tie a Monkey’s Fist? Excellent fire service video training programs Well designed live-fire, forcible entry, and USAR training props (mobile and fixed) Fire and Emergency Training Network (also American Heat and PULSE) Fire Protection Publications at Oklahoma State University Looking for a fire service book? . . . you’ll find it here or you won't find it BC John Salka's website Interesting information from the 3-D Firefighting guys All kinds of fire service information The National Academy of Professional Driving (great apparatus driver training program)

Water The Vindicator, interesting nozzle technology by First Strike Technology Paul 'Big Paulie' Sharpiro (“don't mess around, just blast it”)

Shop for fire fighting gear, incident command job action sheets fire and incident command flowchart.