Firefighter Safety:
Operations in Light Frame Constructed Buildings & the FL Truss Law

Dates:  May 29, 30 & 31 2018
Times 8AM-Noon or 1PM-5PM (Class offered 6 times)
Location:  North River Fire District Station #2
823 49th Street East, Palmetto, FL 34221
Cost $15
FSFC Course #RN7577 - 4 CEU's for FL Inspector/Instructor

This class reviews the differences between construction methods of old..."legacy" with construction methods of the last 40 years..."light frame" and how it applies to your firefighting operations & how the FL truss law factors into this issue

Instructor:  B/C Leigh Hollins (ret)
37-year Manatee County Fire Service Veteran & co-author of Florida's Truss Law

Contact:  Captain Jeff Dirling


Step Up and Lead

Leadership and Team Building Seminar




                                                      Deputy Chief

Frank Viscuso

Course Description:

Every organization’s culture is either created by design or default. Creating a culture of exceptional service does not happen by accident. This seminar begins with a discussion on the highest rated fire service leadership traits. Chief Viscuso will also cover the necessary leadership skills that are needed to motivate teams and maintain discipline.  Topics will include; mentoring and succession planning, critiquing others, delegating, preventing freelancing, technical report writing, taking on administrative tasks, dealing with insubordination, conducting a post incident analysis, building morale, and leading in today’s world. This class will also introduce you to proven theories, methods and techniques that can help your organization provide exceptional customer service and make a great impression on the people they come in contact with on a daily basis.


About Frank Viscuso:

Chief Viscuso is a career firefighter from Kearny, New Jersey and co-creator of He is a nationally recognized instructor and speaker, and the author of 6 books including industry bestsellers Step Up and Lead and Step Up Your Teamwork. Over the past decade Chief Viscuso has spoken to audiences (in and out of the fire service) on many topics that include leadership development, team building, and customer service. His seminars are designed to equip you with the necessary skills you will need to excel in your chosen field. 

Hosted By: North River Fire District


Location: Bradenton Convention Center

                   1 Haben Boulevard

                   Palmetto, FL 34221


Date and Time: October 25, 2018

                             9 AM – 5 PM


Cost: $50 (lunch included)

Available classes