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Unlock the latest news on fire safety and firefighter trends with Retired FDNY Battalion Chief, Bob Keys. He will be joined by a new fire industry expert each episode to discuss current news, trends and issues evolving in the fire service. This podcast is hosted by Fire-Dex.

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Unlock the latest news on fire safety and firefighter trends with Retired FDNY Battalion Chief, Bob Keys. He will be joined by a new fire industry expert each episode to discuss current news, trends and issues evolving in the fire service. This podcast is hosted by Fire-Dex.

    Turning the Table on Bob Keys

    Turning the Table on Bob Keys

    About This Episode: Get a behind the scenes look into Chief Keys’ robust career as Allen Rom takes the lead as host while the Chief shares his experiences becoming a firefighter, completing his first engine run, and moving up the ladder in...

    • 35 min
    Wildland Firefighting and the Impacts of COVID-19

    Wildland Firefighting and the Impacts of COVID-19

    ABOUT THIS EPISODE  Discover how Wildland firefighting has evolved this year during the COVID-19 Pandemic. In this episode, Chief Keys is joined by Deputy Chief Douglass Ferro, who oversees state and federal programs under Cooperative Fire Protection at...

    • 45 min
    Reducing Carcinogen Exposure and Managing Issued PPE

    Reducing Carcinogen Exposure and Managing Issued PPE

    About This Episode:Join Fire Chief Christopher Bowcock and Firefighter Paul Rushton of Burnaby City Fire Department, and Lieutenant Kevin Tomyk of Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services, with Chief Keys, to get an inside look into how their departments take...

    • 33 min
    How Metro Departments Respond to Fires and Emergencies During Civil Unrest

    How Metro Departments Respond to Fires and Emergencies During Civil Unrest

    About This EpisodeAssistant Chief Brandon Wade who is in charge of Operations and Communications at the Austin Fire Department in Texas, and Deputy Chief Chris Costamagna, who supervises Fleet, Facilities, Logistics, Information Technology,...

    • 59 min
    Paying Respects to Fallen Firefighters During COVID-19

    Paying Respects to Fallen Firefighters During COVID-19

    About This Episode: Retired Chief Ron Siarnicki, who actively serves as the Executive Director of the National Fallen Fire Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) in Maryland, and Joe Minogue, retired FDNY Lieutenant and lead advocate for the NFFF on Long...

    • 1 hr
    How COVID-19 is Impacting the Fire Service

    How COVID-19 is Impacting the Fire Service

    Assistant Chief Adam House, who is in charge of training, health and safety for the Sacramento Metro Fire District in California, and Assistant Chief Bryan Norris, the Executive Officer of Emergency Services for the San Antonio Fire Department in Texas,...

    • 29 min

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