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Welcome to Gustin Fire Training

Bill Gustin, a 39 year veteran of fire service is captain of Miami Dade Fire Rescue and lead instructor in his department’s officer training programs. Gustin currently serves on the editorial board and is a technical advisor for Fire Engineering Magazine. He began his fire service career in the Chicago area and teaches fire training programs in Florida and other states.



“A Message from Captain Gustin”

We can avoid line of duty deaths and career-ending injuries by learning from the experiences and tragedies of other fire fighters who have been there. We do this through rigorous training and research. Every lesson that you learn from what went wrong at a fire that YOU DIDN’T GO TO is another bullet that you dodge.

Humpday Hangout: Operations on Roadways

Ask any firefighter on the East Coast, from New England to Florida, who has the misfortune of responding to incidents on Interstate 95 and they will agree it is truly the highway from hell. Accordingly, statistics on deaths and injuries of fire, police, and DOT personnel on I-95 are appalling. In this Humpday Hangout, Bill Gustin, Mike Dugan, and the rest of the panel will discuss operations on roadways, including vehicle fires and accidents. As in past sessions, each participant … >>

Humpday Hangout: Air Supply Logistics, Discipline, and Management

Michael Gagliano, captain of the Seattle (WA) Fire Department, joins the panel this week to discuss air supply logistics, discipline, and management. They will begin with each participant relating their worst air supply snafu. Don’t miss this hangout with Bill Gustin, Mike Dugan, and panelists Dan Shaw, Clark Lamping, Daryl Liggins, and Jason Hoevelmann. >>