The National Fallen Firefighter’s Foundation has just released it’s newest Everyone Goes Home video with the Denver Fire Department. Take the time to watch this and share it with your crews. The National Fallen Firefighter’s Foundation has produced some great content to help other departments learn from one another.
I am currently the Lead State Advocate for Everyone Goes Home in the State of Mississippi. If you are unfamiliar with Everyone Goes Home check out the links I have provided that will send you to your own Advocates. They can help you get training material and resources to use at your own fire department. You will find a tremendous amount of resources on the website www.EveryoneGoesHome.com
Here is the link to the Learning Media Center
Here is the link to the Firefighter Life Safety Toolbox Resources
Here is the link to the Video Resources
Here is the link to find your Local State Advocates
Here is a final video message from Chief Billy Goldfeder:
Matt Hinkle is a Staff Instructor at the Mississippi State Fire Academy. He has over twelve years of experience in the fire service and has served in many positions throughout his career including; Firefighter, Lieutenant, Captain, Training Officer and Instructor. He has designed local and state training curriculums, coordinated regional training events, and assisted in the development of national training programs. During his service Matt has received several awards including: Firefighter of the Year (Lafayette County Fire Department), Fire Officer of the Year Finalist (MS Burn Association), Medal of Valor (MS Burn Association), and a Letter of Commendation (City of Oxford). Matt has received over 2,000 hours of technical training in many disciplines including: NFPA 1001-I-II (Firefighter I-II), NFPA 1002 (Driver/Operator), NFPA 1041-I-II (Instructor), Hazardous Materials Technician I-II, Rope Rescue Technician I-II, Confined Space Rescue Technician, Trench Rescue Technician, Vehicle Extrication I-II, Search and Rescue Technician I-II-III, EMT-B, and Cave Rescue I-II.