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Posted on: November 17, 2016

First Responder App Live

Good Afternoon,

National Grid is pleased to announce that our First Responder app, exclusively for police and fire, is now live in your community. This app will provide enhanced communication between municipalities and National Grid during emergency situat...

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Training Video FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: November 14, 2016

Senior Fire Officer Forum Firfighter Safety Symposium

Senior Fire Officer Forum Firefighter Safety Symposium II

I. Illicit Laboratories-Types, Recognition, Hazards, and Help

Presented By: Bob Zalewski, Mark Sicuso, and Mike Barry, Hazardous Materials Training, Massachusetts Firefighting Academy Members of the ...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: November 4, 2016

Three Line Training Courses From the International Association Fire Chiefs

International Association of Fire Chiefs

Training at Your Fingertips

Do you feel fully prepared to handle an event with hazardous materials present?

Equip yourself with the knowledge today! The IAFC recently launched three online training classes focusing on...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: October 28, 2016

App Incident Management Handbook

New Mobile Incident Management Handbook

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) Incident Management Handbook Mobile App (MIMH) is an electronic enhancement to the paper or electronic versions of the USCG Incident Management Handbook (IMH).

The USCG MIMH is an ...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: October 26, 2016

Sprinkler System Plan Review Novembe 2016

Chelsea High School, 299 Everett Ave., Chelsea, MA

November 1 - 2, 2016

SPRINKLER SYSTEM PLAN REVIEW

This two-day seminar provides attendees with vital information on how to conduct the plan review process for water-based fire protection systems.

Utilizing th...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: October 24, 2016

MA Fire Academy Senior Fire Officer Forum November 2016 Honor the Charlston Nine Dr. David Griffin

IN HONOR OF THE CHARLESTON NINE -Presented by DR. David Griffin

UPCOMING SENIOR FIRE OFFICER FORUM at the Mass. Fire Academy, Stow

Thursday, November 10, 2016  10:00 AM-3:00 PM -register at D.F.S. website

In Honor of The Charleston 9: A Study of Cha...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: October 21, 2016

Upcoming Stationsmarts Demonstrations

Upcoming StationSmarts Demonstrations

Portsmouth Fire Department, RI - Nov. 10th, 10AM -12PM

Milford Fire Department, MA  - Thursday, Nov. 3rd,  10AM - 12PM

Portsmouth, RI Fire Chief Cranson and Milford, MA Fire Chief Touhey are scheduled t...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: October 8, 2016

Overview Chapter 41, Sections 100 & 111F Claims & Their Administration for Municipal Officials

Gowrie Claims Services Presents

An Overview of Chapter 41, Sections 100 and 111F - Claims and their Administration for Municipal Officials

When:  Wednesday - November 30, 2016

Time:  9 a.m. - Noon

Where:  Hopkinton Country Club

204 S...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: October 4, 2016

Free in-Person Training for First Responders Learn How Better Serve Veterans

Register Today for a Free In-Person Training for First Responders to Learn How to Better Serve Veterans

When: Friday, October 14, 2016

Where: Florian Hall, 55 Hallet Street, Dorchester Center, MA 02124

Time: 8 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Light Breakfast and Coffee Pr...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: September 24, 2016

Save the Date Monday October 2016 Surviving & Thriving in Your Career

Surviving & Thriving in Your Career

Monday October 31, 2016, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

A Conference for 1st Responders

Florian Hall 55 Hallett Street

Dorchester, MA 02124

Featuring Regional and National 1st Responder Career Development & Wellness Experts

Sponsore...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: September 19, 2016

Next Senior Fire Officer Forum Top Tactical Considerations - October 17th

The next  Senior Fire Officer Forum will be Top 20 Tactical Considerations from UL & NIST Firefighter Safety Research on October 17 at the Department of Fire Services in Stow. The presenter will be Chief Peter Van Dorpe of the Algonquin-Lake ...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: September 15, 2016

Nightclub Fire Training Programs Need the Support Fire & Building Officials

DFS has a grant to conduct 30 nightclub fire safety training programs aimed at fire and building officials, nightclub owners and operator, and certified crowd managers.

To date, 20 trainings have been conducted all across the Commonwealth; however, of all ...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: September 13, 2016

NoFIRES Conference 2016

When

 Tuesday November 1, 2016 at 8 a.m. EDT

 -to-

 Wednesday November 2, 2016 at 4 p.m. EDT

Where

Hadley Farms Meeting House

 41 Russell Street

 Hadley, MA 01035

Dear Friends of NoFIRES,

Be sure to save your seat at th...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: September 5, 2016

Responding Flammable Liquids Training

Instructional Staff will bring to your jurisdiction this free training to assist with the understanding of, preparing for, and appropriate response to incidents involving flammable liquids including crude oil, ethanol, and other flammable liquids that tra...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: September 1, 2016

Barnstable County Fire Chiefs Association Presents Fireground Command, Control & Accountability

Barnstable County Fire Chiefs Association Presents Fireground Command, Control, and Accountability

Presented by Deputy Chief (ret) Anthony Avillo, North Hudson (NJ) Regional Fire Department

Comprehensive and coordinated command, control, and accountability ...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: September 1, 2016

MA Fire Academy Offers NFPA Course Best Practices Community Risk Reduction

Best Practices in Community Risk Reduction (F0635) – National Fire Academy Course

NFA Instructor:  Lt. Michael McLeieer

Dates:  November 1 & 2, 2016 - 8a.m. - 5p.m. daily

Location:  Massachusetts Firefighting Academy,...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: August 26, 2016

District Presents the Science Behind the Tactics With Deputy Chief George Healy

MA Fire District 7 is sponsoring this seminar on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at the Auburn Elks Lodge in Auburn, MA from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.  Tickets are $25 to cover lunch, and are available at the Auburn, Charlton, Spencer, Sutton and Ux...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: August 26, 2016

Culture Change Dr. David Griffin - Saturday September 17th

A Culture of Change

Dr. David Griffin

Nine firefighters lost. Many grieving families. An organization spiraling into crisis.

The Sofa Super Store Fire, one of the nation's deadliest incidents for firefighters since 9/11, marked the beginning of chan...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: August 25, 2016

Communications Center Liability Training

Chiefs,

From the Holbrook Communications Center: Holbrook Communications is hosting a “Communications Center Liability” class on November 4th. (Registration information attached)

Topics Include:

  • The basics of a lawsuit
  • Common legal terms a...
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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: August 24, 2016

Free In-Person Training for First Responders Learn How Better Serve Veterans

Dear Fire Chiefs Association of Massachusetts,

Thank you for hosting Home Base today! Please find attached and below details for a free in-person training in October.  

Free In-Person Training for First Responders to Learn How to Better Serve Veter...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: August 10, 2016

Step Up; Leadership & Team Building for Senior Fire Officers, Deputy Chief Frank Viscuso

Step Up; Leadership and Team Building for Senior Fire Officers, by Deputy Chief Frank Viscuso, Monday, September 12, 2016 10:00-1500 Massachusetts Firefighting Academy, Stow 4 CEU’s for Chief officers re-credentialing.

The first of the Fall 2016 ...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: August 9, 2016

Sprinkler Protection Storage November 29-30 - Department Fire Services, State Road, Stow

November 29-30, 2016

Sprinkler Protection of Storage

Storage occupancies present unique challenges to sprinkler system design and installation. NFPA 13 has complex and varying rules for the protection of stored commodities. This fast paced and interactive s...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: August 2, 2016

Bills Company One Day 100 Mil School Course

The L.W. Bills Company will be holding a one-day 100-MIL school course to assist departments and their superintendents in searching for grounds and repairing problems.  There will also be a hands-on portion of the program in the afternoon.

Class w...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: August 1, 2016

Understanding, Applying Enforcing NFPA September 2016 - Billerica Fire Department

September 12, 2016

Understanding, Applying & Enforcing NFPA 25

Billerica Fire Department -Billerica FD, 8 Good Street, Billerica, Massachusetts

This highly interactive full day seminar describes the requirements for properly maintaining a water based fir...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: July 28, 2016

Coordinating NFPA Inspection, Testing Maintenance Requirements-Worcester

When: September 9, 2016

7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where:

Worcester Fire Department Training Center

141 Grove Street

Worcester, MA 01605

Online registration is available until: September 9, 2016

Worcester Fire Department Training Center

141 Grove Street

 Worceste...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: July 25, 2016

Grant Writing Training for Public Safety Agencies September 2016 - Sunderland Fire Department

Grant Writing Training for Public Safety Agencies

When

September 23rd & 24th, 2016

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. each day

Where

Sunderland Fire Department

105 River Road

Sunderland, MA 01375

Register Online

First Responder Grants will present a specialized class for P...

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FCAM - Training & Education