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Flames of the Fire: Firefighting Amidst the Explosions

Bradley R. Davidson Ccfi-C Cfei Cfii

This book is about triumphs and tragedies while serving for four decades as a firefighter. In the book, Brad overcomes personal and professional roadblocks and adversity. He describes memorable people on his journey. He has been a lifelong learner studying his craft. The book describes life-threatening fire calls that include industrial explosions, and opportunities he encountered to save lives. Brad addresses relevant issues facing the fire service, such as firefighter cancer. In an effort to reduce line-of-duty deaths, he describes some of them and how the members of his own fire department had a near miss with same.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Tellwell Talent
  • Publish Date: Apr 21st, 2023
  • Pages: 112
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.00in - 8.00in - 0.44in - 0.98lb
  • EAN: 9780228888703
  • Categories: MemoirsEducators

About the Author

Davidson Ccfi-C Cfei Cfii, Bradley R.: - Bradley R Davidson is a new author from Flin Flon, MB, Canada, and he shares the tragedies and triumphs from his forty years in fire & emergency services, including a mass-casualty incident, explosions, rescues and more. The book includes contributions from Rich Gasaway, Andy Starnes, Todd Leduc, Jerry Tracy FDNY (ret.), Martin Bell, and Brian Humphreys.. Bradley has a depth and breadth of fire-service experience, training and education, including studies in fire-service management and a fire-service leadership certificate from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. He is an FDIC Honeywell DuPont Kevlar scholarship recipient, and attended the Fire Department Instructors Conference (held each year in Indianapolis IN) in 2017. He returned to FDIC in 2018, selected this time as a fire instructor and returning scholar. Bradley was also a scholarship recipient: 2017 Fire Rescue International IAFC-SHS/FDSOA Scholarship, NFPA 1521 Health & Safety Officer 2018 ISFSI: first-ever Alan V Brunacini Lifelong Learner Scholarship Award recipientSelected by the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs\Mental Health Commission of Canada to train as a first responder R2MR, Road to Mental Readiness trainer\facilitatorSome of his more noteworthy awards include: The 2002 Fire Services Exemplary Service Medal, as per the Governor General of Canada, in recognition of 20 years of loyal and meritorious service to public security in Canada.The 2012 Fire Services Exemplary Service Medal, Silver Bar, from the Governor General of Canada in recognition of 30 years of loyal and meritorious service to public security in CanadaManitoba Association of Fire Chiefs 25-Year Long Service Medal His current qualifications include: NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor NFPA 1035 Fire and Life Safety EducatorNFPA 1031 Fire and Life Safety Inspector II NFPA 1521 Incident Safety OfficerHis written article submissions have been published in Fire Engineering and in COURAGE, the Canadian Fallen Firefighters Publication.Bradley's most recent volunteer work includes 2.5 years as the Manitoba provincial director of the Volunteer Firefighters of Canada, and as past regional director of the Canadian Association of Fire Investigators.His qualifications include: Canadian Certified Fire Investigator, as per the Canadian Association of Fire Investigators.Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, as per the National Association of Fire InvestigatorsCertified Fire Investigator Instructor II, as per the National Association of Fire InvestigatorsBradley continues to serve the Canadian Association of Fire Investigators in an advisory role. In his free time, he enjoys spending time at the lake fishing and camping with his wife Wanda. He has three daughters and enjoys spending time with his grandchildren.