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Blue Card Command Certification Program (2)

Blue Card Command Certification Program (2)

Blue Card provides standard curriculum for Incident Commanders of NIMS Type 4 & 5 incidents.  The program satisfies the IFSAC accredited Hazard Zone Management standard. In December of 2010 Glen Sanders of FireWise Consulting became a Certified...

Blue Card Command Certification Program

Blue Card Command Certification Program

Blue Card provides standard curriculum for Incident Commanders of NIMS Type 4 & 5 incidents.  The program satisfies the IFSAC accredited Hazard Zone Management standard. In December of 2010 Glen Sanders of FireWise Consulting became a Certified...

Gordon Graham

 Gordon Graham has been actively involved in law enforcement since 1973.   He spent nearly ten years as a motorcycle officer while also attending Cal State University to achieve his teaching credential, USC to do his graduate work in Safety and Systems...

Fire Department Distributes Counterfeit Smoke Alarms

Firefighters in Atlanta, Georgia went door-to-door in some of the city's low-income neighborhoods to replace free fire alarms that may be counterfeit.  The fire department unwittingly distributed 18,500 bogus photoelectric smoke alarms from 2006 through this...

Counterfeit Smoke Alarms in Atlanta

This weekend firefighters in Atlanta, Georgia went door-to-door in some of the city's low-income neighborhoods to replace free fire alarms that may be counterfeit.  The fire department unwittingly distributed 18,500 bogus photoelectric smoke alarms from 2006...

Generic Policy on Use of Fire Department Facilities and Equipment

Policy Title:  Use of Fire Department Equipment & Facilities Policy Statement: The fire halls shall only be used by Fire Department or (name of district) District personnel for activities connected with the Fire Department or the District.  These may...

About Us

We are a team of fire safety professionals with a passion for due diligence and safety within the fire service. This comes from our years of experience. Our management team knows what can happen to front line personnel when adherence to training procedures and...

SCBA Lawsuit

Payouts mount from maker of gear blamed in St. Louis firefighter deaths

Job Description – Volunteer Fire Chief

The following is a sample Job Description for the position of Volunteer Fire Chief. You are encouraged to copy and alter to meet your requirements. Job Description - Volunteer Fire Chief Purpose of the Job: Reporting to the (name of position), the fire chief will...

Testimonials

Kim Saulnier, Fire Prevention Officer, June 2019 Company Inspection Program Online Course “Not only does the course instruct students on the "how" of conducting fire inspections, but just as importantly, students learn the "why" of each inspection point. The...

Municipal Fire Inspection Programs

There are a number of reasons why municipalities mandate their fire departments to perform fire safety  inspections, including: Fire prevention is cheaper than fire suppression Pre-fire Planning Statutory obligations require inspection programs Insurance rate...

Fire Inspections

Inspection services by FireWise will allow municipalities to meet the required fire inspections in their community. Our team of associates works with many municipalities throught British Columbia to complete the mandated inspections of public buildings. The...

Fire Investigation

FireWise Consulting Ltd. offers unparalleled fire investigation knowledge and experience with specific expertise in fire development and fire spread. Having investigated hundreds of structure fires, set over 800 fires and instructed at all levels of fire investigation...

Services

  FireWise specializes in providing governing authorities with consulting services, fire protection surveys and operational and administrative reviews all resulting in practical and attainable recommendations relating to the delivery and administration of fire...

Inspections and Audits Background

In response to a tragic line of duty death of a fire fighter, the Chief Coroner of BC made three recommendations to the Fire Commissioner of BC (OFC).  As directed by the Coroner, the OFC distributed a bulletin to all known fire departments and the Authorities...

Services

Fire Service Governance & Delivery FireWise Consulting Ltd. specializes in providing governing authorities with consulting services, fire protection surveys, operational, administrative and governance reviews that result in practical and attainable recommendations...

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