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Your Fire Science Education Should Prepare You for Evidence-Based Operations

By Anthony S. Mangeri

Evidence-based fire operations require firefighters and other fire service personnel to have a strong understanding of math and science. Here's why fire science curriculums, for new firefighters as well as for continuing education of fire service personnel, should incorporate science courses to introduce fire science students to the basic concepts of matter and energy.

10 Steps for Starting a CERT Program in Your Area

By Dr. Shana Nicholson, faculty member, Emergency and Disaster Management at American Military University

For almost 20 years, I have been an active member of the emergency medical services (EMS), fire science, and public safety profession. I have seen many advancements during my time in the field and I am gratified to see yet another important area being developed—community involvement during a crisis.