FDIC Atlantic 2011

June 06, 2011
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The Nova Scotia Firefighters School's mobile burn unit was a hit at FDIC Atlantic.
 

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FDIC Atlantic president Joe Vidito opens the weekend training conference. Keynote speaker and FFIC columnist Dave Hodgins speaks about the politics of firefighting at FDIC Atlantic.



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The Firehall Bookstore booth at the FDIC Atlantic trade show. The FDIC Atlantic trade show.


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The FDIC Atlantic trade show floor. Chief Hector Babin enjoying the FDIC Atlantic trade show. 



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TERC Atlantic presented numerous workshops on auto extrication  at FDIC Atlantic in Wolfville, N.S. over the weekend. The hands-on training sessions at FDIC Atlantic were fully subscribed.



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Volunteer and career, male and female firefighters from across the Maritimes were at FDIC Atlantic. Saint John Fire Department's Kevin Clynic instructs the Big Fire, Big Water training session.



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A participant in the Big Fire, Big Water session tries attack alternatives for major structure fires. Some practical instruction before the hands-on portion of the Big Fire, Big Water session.





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Nova Scotia Firefighters School burn-unit instructor Everett Hiltz. Lt. Gene Cote of the Portland Fire Department in Maine with FDIC students.


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FDIC and Saint John FD instructor Kevin Clynick. Forcible entry instruction.


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Bob Krause's presentation on firefighter safety - always a big draw! Prepping to go into the NS Firefighters School mobile burn unit.



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Lunch in the caf at Acadia University with 500 firefighters. FDIC instructor and Fire Fighting in Canada columnist Mark van der Feyst.



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The FDIC Atlantic executive (or most of them anyway!).



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FDIC instructor Mark van der Feyst and Joan van der Feyst. Halifax Fire's Shery Dean puts firefighters through their paces at a session on firefighter fitness for volunteer departments. Watch for Sherry's new column in our magazines!


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HRM's Sherry Dean interrupting Game 2 to sell raffle tickets on a fire helmet! FDIC director Bernie Turpin with Sherri Dean.


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Watching Game 2 Saturday  night. The contingent from Grand Falls-Windsor, N.L.



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Bruins fans were in abundance Saturday night at The Axe during the social time at FDIC Atlantic. Good old Maritime entertainment
in the dorms at Acadia University!


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