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Jun 29, 2023

Incredible advancements are being made around using virtual reality to bolster firefighter training. Some fire departments are even using VR to educate the public about fire safety. Today on the podcast, we talk to Ken Willette, executive director of the North American Fire Training Directors, about what’s available on the market now, where the technology is headed, and how fire departments can best implement this technology into their training programs (3:03).


Visit the Firefighter Immersive Learning homepage to read the Fire Protection Research Foundation reports and learn more

Read a 2022 NFPA Journal feature story about firefighter immersive learning

Watch a Learn Something New NFPA video about immersive learning and firefighter training