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Saturday, May 16

8 a.m. — 5 p.m. 

make engines great again

The class presenters although Engine will discuss Company various Ops topics oriented in a classroom will also include or break data out driven session information environment. on topics The such as firehouse culture, mental and physical readiness, fire behavior, the dangers of unrealistic fire training, and blended setting learning up for program success will as the prepare first and the second participants due for Engine the HOT company. portion The of the classroom class. The portion hands of the on training piece will include, the stretching, advancing, and flowing of 1.75” and 2.5” hose lines, extending beyond This portion the preconnect, of the program elevated can be and adapted stairwell to be stretches, taught with as well or without as an Engine a live fire company component. survival rotation. All between our presenters 16-20 years. all have Most been of the with presenters their respective are published metropolitan authors career and frequent fire departments contributors to Fire Engineering magazine, and have been successfully delivering this program in a hands on and didactic format years. This at several class major is an annual fire conferences best seller throughout at the Orlando the state Fire Conference, of Florida and the nationally Greater Florida for the last Fire 10 School, and the Fort Lauderdale Fire Expo. This program has also been delivered to several individual agencies in south Fire Conference.This Florida and most program recently canbe in Illinois, offered at the in 4 Amboy or 8 hour Fire block and Extrication and offers the School students and the a back Blackhawk to basics, fastpaced, high energy, informative approach to practical Engine Company operations. 

WHAT YOU'LL NEED: Bunker gear, helmet, gloves

Cost: $80

INSTRUCTOR: Chief Mike Salzano, Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue, (FL). Sally is a second-generation firefighter, third-generation union officer and 20 year veteran of the fire service serving the last 19 years in the Fort Lauderdale department. Mike is currently a Battalion Chief and a past member of the Technical Rescue and Hazardous Material Teams and a member of South Florida Task Force 2.

Prior to being promoted Mikes last assignment was the Captain of Engine Co. 2. Mike founded the Fort Lauderdale Fire Training Expo and is currently its' overall coordinator. He has taught V.E.S., Engine company ops, V.M.R., Rope Rescue and Trench Rescue to firefighters all across the nation. He has an associates degree in EMS and a bachelors degree in Fire Science.

Captain Danny Moran, Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue, (FL) Danny has 18 years into the job. He is a Training Captain at Fort Lauderdale Fire department, Engine Co. Ops instructor at Fort Lauderale Expo & Orlando Fire Conference. He is also NFPA 14 technical committee member on sprinklers/standpipe/high rise operations. He is a published author in Fire Engineering Magazine and most recently began assisting with engine co. classes at the Fire Department Training network in Indiana.

Captain Robert Ramirez, Margate Fire Department, (FL).

Rob is currently a Captain and a former Training Officer for the Margate Fire Department where he has served in the last 18 years. He has been a Rescue Squad Officer member of FEMA FL-TF2 since 2006 and has served in several national and international deployments including the Haiti earthquake of 2010. He is the lead instructor for the Firefigher Advanced Survival Techniques program at several fire academies and the Fort Lauderale Fire Expo conference, and has also been a part of the Orlando Fire Conference Engine Co. HOT program for the last 8 years. Rob holds a degree in Fire Science, he is a published author for Fire Engineering magazine, a Pro Board and state certified state fire instructor, Fire Officer, and Live Fire.