FDIC Atlantic 2011
|The Nova Scotia Firefighters School's mobile burn unit was a hit at FDIC Atlantic.
June 6, 2011
By Fire Fighting in Canada
|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.
|The Firehall Bookstore booth at the FDIC Atlantic trade show.
|The FDIC Atlantic trade show.
|The FDIC Atlantic trade show floor.
|Chief Hector Babin enjoying the FDIC Atlantic trade show.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|Nova Scotia Firefighters School burn-unit instructor Everett Hiltz.
|Lt. Gene Cote of the Portland Fire Department in Maine with FDIC students.
|FDIC and Saint John FD instructor Kevin Clynick.
|Forcible entry instruction.
|Bob Krause's presentation on firefighter safety – always a big draw!
|Prepping to go into the NS Firefighters School mobile burn unit.
|Lunch in the caf at Acadia University with 500 firefighters.
|FDIC instructor and Fire Fighting in Canada columnist Mark van der Feyst.
|The FDIC Atlantic executive (or most of them anyway!).
|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!
|HRM's Sherry Dean interrupting Game 2 to sell raffle tickets on a fire helmet!
|FDIC director Bernie Turpin with Sherri Dean.
|Watching Game 2 Saturday night.
|The contingent from Grand Falls-Windsor, N.L.
|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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