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Ryan Pennington is a Firefighter/Paramedic for the Charleston Fire Department in Charleston West Virginia. He is currently assigned to Station 8 and is part of the West Virginia Task Force 1 USAR team. He has over 15 years of combined Fire, Rescue and EMS experience. Ryan started with a local volunteer department and continued through EMS to spend five years as a Critical Care Paramedic. Ryan transferred to the career fire service in 2003 and has worked for the City of Charleston since 2007. Ryan is currently a WV State Instructor 2, Hazmat Technician, and Certified Fire Officer 2. He is very involved teaching EMS and firefighter safety around the country.
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The four owners of Traditions Training: Ricky Riley; Dan Shaw; Doug Mitchell; and Nick Martin provide advice and direction on how to keep combat ready.

Fire Engineering EMS Editor Mike McEvoy talks with Kathy West, noted Infection Control expert for Fire and EMS services worldwide. In this episode, Kathy updates us on use of PPE, immunizations, respiratory protection and her... more

Chief Rick Lasky & Chief John Salka discuss leadership lessons learned from their experience in the Fire Service. Listen in as they provide effective critiques and tips for every level of the job, from chiefs on down.

Fire service attorneys Chip Comstock, John K. Murphy, Brad Pinsky, and Curt Varone discuss legal issues affecting fire training and firefighting.

In the fire service you either "lead, follow or get out of the way." Pat Nichols & Mark Gregory are definitely leaders. Join them as they discuss training that is both interesting and informational.

Live from FDIC 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM CST Back Step Boys - Ron Kanterman and Tom Aurnhammer 1:45 PM - 2:30 PM Tailboard Talk - Dane Carley and Craig Nelson 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM Crossfit 4 Fire - Ed Hadfield... more

Live from FDIC 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. 1:00 PM - 1:35 PM CST Command Post - Rick Lasky, John Salka 1:35 PM - 2:10 PM Tap the Box - Billy Greenwood 2:10 PM - 2:45 PM Contemporary Issues in the Fire Service - Dennis... more

Live from FDIC 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. 1:00 PM - 1:25 PM CST Command Show - Anthony Kastros and Ed Hadfield 1:25 PM - 1:50 PM Fireground Strategies & Other Stuff from the Street Anthony Avillo and Jim Duffy 1:50 PM -... more

Live from FDIC 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST Traditions Training - Ricky Riley, Dan Shaw, Doug Mitchell & Nick Martin 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Politics & Tactics - Frank Ricci, Chris Pepler 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Xtrication Radio... more

Live from FDIC 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CST FOOLS Radio Join Rob Fisher with FOOLS International, along with David Furey (Left Coast FOOLS) and Anthony "Wee Scotsman" Gillan (Mc.FOOLS), as... more