There is a discounted group rate for those interested in attending TugJake 2019 who would like to stay overnight:
Booking Link: http://group.hamptoninn.com/FirefighterTraining
Hotel: Hampton Inn Dover
Group Name: Firefighter Training
Arrival Date: 27-Jun-2019
Departure Date: 30-Jun-2019
New England FOOLS is pleased to announce that it will host TugJake 2019, a two-day multifaceted training event, in honor of the late Capt. Joel Barnes of the Berwick Fire Department.
Click here to learn more about the event, which will take place June 29-30 in Berwick, Maine.
The New England FOOLS proudly presents their annual conference.
Hosted in 2019 at the Village By The Sea Resort on Route 1 in Wells Maine.
COST: $125 for FOOLS members and SMCC Fire Science Students; $140 for Non-FOOLS Members, Lunch is included on Saturday. Click here to download the registration form.
Join us as we once again bring the best and the brightest of the American Fire Service right here to New England.
Here is the line-up for the 2019 New England FOOLS Northeastern Fire Summit…
– Lt Steve Robertson, Columbus OH will be presenting “We Win With Water! The Engine Company’s Guide To Winning”
– Lt Nick Papa, New Britain CT will be presenting “Venting Tactically, The Ins and Outs Of Opening Up!
– FF Chris Tobin, St Louis MO and Sgt Chris Smith DCFD will be presenting “Lets Talk About Fire Sh*t”
– Captain (Ret) Art Bloomer, Kearny NJ will be presenting a brand-new program “Rapid Intervention, Don’t Just Stand There!”
New this year is a Sunday morning session with the Brothers from National Fire Radio that is sure to spark some discussion.
We are entering the second half of our second decade, and have no intention of slowing down!
We continue to deliver quality training through consistency, as we have since 2003.
Chris holds numerous certifications from Officer IV to Master Underwater Criminal Investigator but considers himself as a lifetime student of the fire and rescue service. He is also an adjunct fire and technical rescue instructor for the D.C. Fire Department, Virginia Department of Fire Programs, and Spec Rescue International.
Join the New England FOOLS as they round out their 15th anniversary year with a lecture day.
Our ‘Tactical Tutelage Tour’ stops in Nashua NH at The Flight Center, 97 Main St, www.flightcenterbc.com .
This FREE event is open to ALL firefighters.
Deputy Dave LeBlanc will be speaking about
Mindset: Critical Thinking for the Fire Service
With all the sources of information available today for firefighters, critical thinking is a skill the must be developed and honed so that firefighters are able to sort through the rhetoric and decide what they need to apply to their situation to be the most effective.
This class will focus on preparation and stress related reactions, and also evaluate some of the new ideas that are trending with a critical eye toward adhering to the principals of service that are the foundations of the Fire Service.
Currently a Deputy Chief for Fire Department in the Northeast, Dave’s Fire Service experience spans three decades including having worked as a call firefighter, a volunteer firefighter, a career fire alarm operator, fire fighter and company officer.
Dave’s views were first heard on www.backstepfirefighter.com and he has also been published online at Fire Engineering and Firefighter Nation/Fire Rescue. He currently teaches as an adjunct instructor for a local community college, works as a fire academy instructor, and presented and the New England FOOLS Northeast Fire Summit and Makin’ the Stretch in Harrisburg.
Dave is married and the father of two daughters.