Aircraft Fire Rescue Training

Though firefighting is frequently associated with burning buildings, another cause for a firefighting squad to spring into action occurs in the wake of a flight tragedy, such as a plane or helicopter crash, resulting in a fire that threatens passengers, crew, and any area surrounding the crash site. Any delay could allow the fire to… Read more »

Fighting Fire With Knowledge

The most powerful weapon in a firefighter’s arsenal is knowledge. Understanding how a fire behaves and the proper techniques to control it can make or break a rescue. Quite literally, it can be the difference between life and death. Most people know the basic techniques for combating a fire – stay below the smoke, aim… Read more »

Navy Fire & Emergency Newsletter

Mobile Aircraft Firefighting Training Devices (MAFT-D) are utilized to facilitate aircraft firefighting and aircraft rescue in a controlled environment.

What You Need In Fire Training Simulators

Live fire training simulators naturally pose certain dangers to those who are in training. After all, fire is a dangerous substance – that’s why we have firefighters and other emergency personnel whose job it is to face these dangers and fight them on behalf of the civilian populations they defend. However, given the inherent dangers… Read more »

Training Units

Fire training units are important tools for developing safe, effective, and efficient firefighters. Fireblast offers a mobile fire trainer and an ARFF (Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting) simulator. At Fireblast, we make safety and realistic training our top priority. Realistic firefighter training for fire departments and military personnel is the only way to safely prepare them… Read more »

Fire Simulator

Live fire training is imperative for developing well-seasoned firefighters. Live fire training involves using fire training props, also called fire training simulators, in burn building and exterior props to teach firefighters the skills they need. Gas-fired simulators are a valuable tool in fire training; they allow firefighting students to get more fire evolutions per hour… Read more »

Training to Combat Hazardous Materials and Tanker Fires

The fire service will face a number of calls throughout the year, from house fires to vehicle fires to the occasional commercial fire. Each situation calls for a particular skill set and type of training to be applied, which is why it is so important to train for each particular kind of fire separately and… Read more »

Vehicle Fire Training

One of the most common causes of fire-related property damage is a vehicle fire. With the sheer number of flammable materials that both compose vehicles as well as are contained in vehicles, this should hardly come as a surprise. Fuel leaks from fuel lines can easily ignite, and there are certainly enough sources for ignition:… Read more »

Planning the Perfect Fire Training Facility

The problem with one-size-fits-all fire training solutions is that reality is rarely so neat and clean. While a training system might be appropriate for one department in one region or locale, the next state or county over might find themselves facing a totally different set of circumstances. For example, the firefighters in an urban metropolis… Read more »

Making the Safe, Clean, and Inexpensive Choice for Fire Training System Fuel

When selecting a fuel source, your first concern is often efficiency, due to its direct correlation to cost. Our energy concerns often come down to a simple matter of cost versus benefit, and we’re all about getting a rock bottom deal. Yet in recent years, new concerns have arisen regarding the impact our cheap, efficient… Read more »