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October 22, 2010 - Firefighters Scared Straight w/ Billy Goldfeder

Registration: 8am  Actual Program Times: 9am- 4:30pm

Program Fee: $40.00 (Morning refreshments, buffet lunch, and afternoon refreshments included)

Class Location: Dover Elks Club, Durham Rd. Dover, NH

For additional information, contact Dover Fire Chief Perry Plummer at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 603-516-6151

Application is attached.



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A Seminar Presented By Chief Billy Goldfeder, E.F.O., Battalion Chief of the Loveland-Symmes, Ohio, Fire Department, Associate/Contributing Editor for FIRE ENGINEERING, FIRE RESCUE, FIREHOUSE, NY Firefighter and The Pennsylvania Fireman Magazines, monthly columnist: Firehouse Magazine's "CLOSE CALLS" and  co-host of www.firefighterclosecalls.com/

Chief Billy Goldfeder will present to the attendees, through video, audio, slides and "WAKE UP" lecture, an in-depth review of specific timely fireground events and most specifically, the LESSONS LEARNED so that these incidents (and those involved) don't ever become forgotten. This high energy class, direct and frank but professionally and respectfully presented, provides the attendees an excellent opportunity to apply the LESSONS LEARNED to their own departments when returning home...potentially avoiding "history tragically repeating itself"

The goal of this seminar is to have you leave more knowledgeable, educated and informed but most importantly thinking HARD about your role and your department's responsibility in STRUCTURAL FIREFIGHTING! These "LESSONS LEARNED" and related CASE STUDIES can help insure that similar problems are not repeated again-at YOUR FD.

The subject matter all relates to STRUCTURAL FIREFIGHTING and their "lessons learned"…and will include:

-Comprehensive and in-depth case studies of several incredible tragedies that demonstrate the critical need for adequate training, staffing and preparation…on the first alarm ...no matter WHAT the initial reports are!

-The firefighting time-line…which shows how critical time, response and staffing plays into your role be it as an IC or as a line firefighter.

-The specific TASKS, ROLES and DUTIES that MUST be accomplished at a SFD structure fire and that means anyone's fire-California to Pennsylvania, New Hampshire to Florida-wherever you are-you MUST follow some of the "basics" (and staffing!) when it comes to structural firefighting.

-The DEAD SERIOUS ROLE of FIRE OFFICERS and their responsibility to ENFORCE the policies...even when the members may not LIKE YOU for doing your job!

-A discussion on firefighting TACTICS (at a SFD) and how success is dependent upon "concurrent firefighting operations" vs doing things when you get around to it!

-A participatory in-depth review of several additional CASE STUDIES in which some very serious and hard lessons were learned….involving situations that CAN happen in Your Community


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