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Course Description

This program will bring together this afternoon’s previous programs so that students will experience what an intelligent and safe fireground operation looks like and sounds like. Radio Communication Solutions will be incorporated into the simulation exercise.

The first-due Fire Officer is the focus of the Simulation Exercise.

The simulation exercise will feature Digital Combustion Fire Studio software.

Mark Emery

After 40-years of service, Mark Emery recently retired as the Fire Chief at East Valley Fire Department in Yakima County, WA. Mark self-published the ITAC Strategic Development manual, and has published numerous articles for Firehouse magazine, FireRescue magazine, and for the FDSOA Health and Safety Newsletter. Mark is co-developer of the Integrated Tacti­cal Accountability System (ITAC), and creator of the popular ITAC Command Competency Clinic. Chief Emery was selected as the 2015 George D. Post Instructor of the Year at FDIC, and serves as the Region 10 Director of the National Fire Academy Alumni Association.