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Training in the fire service is how firefighters develop and maintain skills for success on the emergency scene and in their careers. A professional is always training to be prepared for any event. A well trained firefighter is a professional.

The fire service is a dynamic field and because of this the information within these pages may change. Material may be added or withdrawn at any time.

The Texas Commission on Fire Protection and other State and Federal agencies, require the adoption and use of an Incident Management/Command System. It is strongly recommended that students complete the following US Department of Homeland Security National Incident Management System training programs:

IS-100 Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS)

IS-200 ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

IS-700 National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction

IS-800 National Response Framework, An Introduction

Additional information can be found at http://training.fema.gov/IS/NIMS.asp.

The subpages below contain YouTube videos that present material or video for each topic listed.

The material found at these links is a compilation of free resources found on the Internet.