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FDIC 2022 May 1, 2022

Posted by Jim Silvernail in Combat Ready for Suburbia.
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Another FDIC International is in the books! Another successful year of teaching, learning and networking. Thanks to all of you who attended my pre-conference workshop. It was year 12 for SFT at this amazing conference.

Putting Fire Location Back into the Search Function April 1, 2022

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I once again cannot express enough my humblest gratitude to Fire Engineering Magazine. Thank you for sharing my latest message. I am absolutely honored to have had the opportunity to have been published in the fire service industry’s top educational magazine.

New Fire Engineering Magazine Article February 15, 2022

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I am honored to have another article published in Fire Engineering. This article is really the main focus of all my writing and the main concept behind my text, Suburban Fire Tactics (Fire Engineering Books and Videos, 2013).

The Relevance of Structure Fire SOGs January 23, 2022

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Be on the lookout for our latest article in Fire Engineering Magazine (January 2022), “The Relevance of Structure Fire Standard Operating Guidelines.” It is always an honor and a privilege to be published in this world class magazine

MUFRTI Winter Fire School 2021 October 29, 2020

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2020 hasn’t been the best year for anybody. It has been especially hard on training and conferences. However, fires and emergencies still go on! Tactics and strategies too must still go on! I am excited to say MUFRTI Winter Fire School is scheduled for 2021 in Columbia, MO. Suburban Fire Tactics will be back! Thank you to MUFRTI for this opportunity again. I am super excited to get back inside the classrooms at the University of Missouri.

New Release Coming Soon! July 1, 2020

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When I began writing Suburban Fire Tactics in 2011, my goal was to realistically capture the elements of the coordinated fire attack and how the majority of fire agencies across the country implement their tactics, consistently. I am excited to announce the next new delivery in this project from my publisher, Fire Engineering Books and Videos. “The Realistic Coordinated Fire Attack.” This video highlights one of my presentations that showcases the main material in this endeavor. Be on the lookout in the Fire Engineering Books and Videos bookstore.

Rogers Fire Department (AR) May 16, 2019

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Wrapping up three fantastic days of delivery today in Rogers AR.  This is a very progressive Fire Department.  Thank you for the discussions and having me down!

SFT is back on the road: MN and Ok April 27, 2019

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Suburban Fire Tactics is back on the road this week. Headed to Minnesota for the Ramsey County Fire Chief’s Association and then onto Tulsa for the OSFA State Fire School.

The Unveiling of “The Nontraditional Truck Company” February 1, 2019

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After over a year in the making we are excited to announce the unveiling of the “The Nontraditional Truck Company” project.  This project is a collaboration between Suburban Fire Tactics (Chief Jim Silvernail) and Capt. Arthur Ashley (Truckie Talk).  Both collaborators have recently signed a contract with Fire Engineering Books & Videos to complete the text, “The Nontraditional Truck Company”.

The new text will be a continuation of the concepts from “Suburban Fire Tactics,” coupled with the experiences and real-life situations illustrated by a proven truck Captain. Captain Ashley provides the true-grit, attitude, and tactics that work for realistic situations.

The first classroom delivery will take place 2/2/19 at the MUFRTI Winter Fire School in Columbia, MO.  The first FDIC delivery will take place on Monday, 4/8/19, @08:00.

This class is already starting to book.  If you do not operate a traditional truck company or want  a different perspective of how to implement truck company operations, this class is for you!

.nttc zeke

MUFRTI Winter Fire School 2019 November 19, 2018

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Registration has just opened for MUFRTI 2019 Winter Fire School. I am honored and proud to announce a brand new delivery that I will be presenting with my friend, Capt. Arthur Ashley..”The Non-Traditional Truck Company.”
……no truck company and no SOGs? You better figure it out

The Non Traditional Truck Company

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