New Free Training Program Available from Firefighters Support Foundation on Ventilation

The Firefighters Support Foundation’s (FSF) newest training program is now available. Ventilation: East Coast & West Coast; Tricks of the Trade address the differences in ventilation technique between the east and west coast, and provides some "tricks of the trade" for more efficient and effective application of techniques from both coasts.

The program consists of a 20-minute video presentation, including discussion and demonstrations, and an accompanying 20-slide PowerPoint. The turn-key program is ideal for both in-service and academy instruction.
Covered topics include: ventilation considerations, roof type and construction, differences in tools and approaches between the east and west coast, and tactics for enhancing your ventilation technique. The presenter is Engineer Abraham Madrigal, a career firefighter with the Hillsboro, OR, fire department and an instructor with Unifire and several other firefighting instruction organizations.
The program is free to all members of public safety and emergency management agencies. Go to to download your copy.