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Responding to Violent Incidents 2.0 Now Available on the Fire Hero Learning Network

Responding to Violent Incidents 2.0

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) has re-launched its Fire Hero Learning Network course relating to the national response to violent incidents. The new course, Responding to Violent Incidents 2.0, is a self-paced program that adds information on response to civil unrest and public assembly events, material from the NFPA 3000: Standard for an Active Shooter Hostile Event Response (ASHER) program, and Tactical Emergency Casualty Care.

NFFF Introduces New Support Program: IC to IC Network

incident commander

When a firefighter dies in the line-of-duty, fire departments swing into action to honor the life lost. For the incident commander, it can be a difficult and lonely time. There’s often no direct peer, no one else in their department who has experienced the unique perspective and range of emotions of losing a firefighter under their command.