I headed out again this year to Las Vegas for Fire-Rescue Med. I attended last year and found it well worth the trip. I really wanted to go again this year so I made sure I put in my training request early. I recommend EMS Personnel and Narcotics Tampering: Awareness and Prevention, interesting stuff. I saw Randolph Mantooth at the conference last year and am looking forward to seeing him again. This was an old post and the original video was out of date. I have updated with a nice video of Mantooth discussing becoming a real paramedic.
In my continuous search for fire simulators, today I came across a German PC game. The game is called Feuerwehr Simulator 2010 . Below is the trailer and I went to the website and used Google to translate it. Here are the details of the game: What Fire fans have been waiting for. The fire simulator 2010 provides for the first time a realistic fire simulation from a first person perspective of the fireman. The development studio VSTEP also stands out for professional fire simulations for firefighters. Take on the role of one or more men of a fire station. In various scenarios, you have to fight fires or rescue people. Here you have the extensive use your equipment vehicles: tubes / pipes, axes, aerial ladder, breathing apparatus etc. The following missions are in the simulation: •Small fire in a locked house •Burning gas station •Traffic accident in tunnel •Train accident •Save children from a burning building •Fire on a ship in port •Truck accident involving hazardous