The functional fire company
Lead Instructors: Scott Thompson
Date/Time: February 27th, 2020 08:00 - 17:00 AND February 28th, 2020 08:00 - 17:00
Shuttle Departure: TBD
Details: This is a 4 hour workshop that will be held together with John Salka’s workshop “Five Alarm Leadership”. You’ll also receive a signed copy of Chief Thompson’s book: “The Functional Fire Company: Positioning Small groups for Success and Survival” .Lunch will be provided
Required Equipment: This class is lecture-based, no turnouts or SCBA required.
Description: Based on the book The Functional Fire Company: Positioning Small Groups for Success and Survival, PennWell 2019. This program discusses the basics and essentials necessary for positioning firefighters for success and survival in the firehouse and on the fireground. The program is based on actual experiences and over nine years of research. Topics include defining fire service success, fire service cultures, supervision and leadership, training and mentoring, risk management, and suburban operations