Due to Hurricane Ian, we’ve had to cancel the R.I.T. HOT Class, and we are looking for a replacement Friday keynote speaker.

Check-in still Starts at 7:30 am
Thursday, September 29th


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Instructors / Classes

Pre-Conference Officer Development Series (September 29th)

David Sprague: Align your training and promotional processes with The Work! A study in success.

David Sprague: Why is there a labor management class at MHFC?

Oren Bersagel-Briese: First Due Priorities: Is the focus on firefighter safety providing the citizens their best possible outcome?

Craig Weinschenk, Bryan Lynch, David Wolf, Chris Byrne:

  • UL-FSRI Coordinated Fire Attack Roundtable
  • UL-FSRI Search and Size Up Roundtable

Dave McGrail: Habit Based Fireground Operations – “It’s all about the process

Friday Keynote Lecture Series (September 30th)

Jim Hensel: Mayhem Mindset

Bassel Ibrahim: One Bad Day: Proactive RIT Operations

Sam Hittle: The Extras

2 Day HoT Courses (taught both October 1st and 2nd)

Bassel Ibrahim: One Bad Day: Proactive RIT Operations

Magic City Truck Academy: The Dark Side of Ladders

Rescue 4 Operations: Rope Fundamentals

1 Day HoT Courses (taught once October 1st, and then again October 2nd)

Jay Bonnifield and Pat Williams: Anatomy of a Push

Ben Ojinaga/ Lead Stretch Advance: Engine Co. Operations in Multi-Family Dwellings: Form, Function, and Flexibility

Irons and Ladders: Truck Academy

When Things Go Bad: Residential Primary Search

The Colorado Collaborative Crew: Big Line Basics

– Check Back for updated Classes and Instructors –


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2022 Pricing

* Includes a 2-day class or two 1-day classes

Conference Schedule

MHFC returns September 29 – October 2, 2022

Pre-conference Officer Development Series Thursday, September 29th 0730 Check-In.

The PRE-CONFERENCE OFFICER DEVELOPMENT SERIES and FRIDAY KEYNOTE LECTURE SERIES will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Denver Tech Center. Please see our accommodations page for additional info.

Classroom 1                                                                  Classroom 2

 0830-10: David Sprague                                      0830-12:00 UL Panel (Search)

1030-1230: Oren Bersagel-Briese                         Lunch

Lunch                                                                 1:30-3:30: David Sprague

2:00-5:30 UL Panel (Fire Attack)                           3:30-5:30 Dave McGrail

Keynote Lecture Series – Friday, September 30th

Check-in                                                            0730-0830

Opening Remarks                                            0845-0900

Jim Hensel: Get Clear on Your Mission.                                         0900-1100

Lunch                                                                1100-1215

Bassel Ibrahim: One Bad Day.                                               1230-1430

Break                                                                 1430-1500

Sam Hittle: The Extras                                                         1500-1700.

H.O.T. Classes – Saturday and Sunday, October 1st and 2nd

All HOT classes will begin at 0800

Each course has its own training site, and students will be responsible for getting themselves to and from training each day. Here are the course locations:

West Metro Fire Rescue Training Center: 3535 S Kipling St. Lakewood CO 80235

***PPE requirements: Full Turnouts including SCBA with two bottles, helmet, eye protection

When Things Go Bad– Residential Primary Search (1 day course)

Colorado Collaborative Crew– Big Line Basics (1 day course)

TJ Fire Training Center: 2301 W Chenango Ave, Englewood CO 80110

*** PPE requirements: Full turnouts including SCBA with two bottles, helmet, eye protection

Irons and Ladders– Truck Academy (1 day course)

South Metro Fire Training Center: 17801 E Plaza Drive, Parker CO 80134

***PPE requirements: Full Turnouts including SCBA with two bottles, helmet, eye protection

Proactive Rescue Operations– One Bad Day (2 day course)

Bonnifield/Williams- Anatomy of a Push (1 day course)

City of Aurora Public Safety Training Center: 25950 E Quincy Ave, Aurora CO 80016

*** PPE requirements: Full Turnouts including SCBA with two bottles, helmet, eye protection

Magic City Truck Academy- Dark Side of Ladders (2 day course)

Lead Stretch Advance- Engine Company Ops in Multi-Family Dwellings (1 day course)

Rescue 4 Operations- Ropes 1 (2 day course)***PPE rescue helmet, rope gloves, class 3 harness if able to bring.  Boots and pants.  No tech gen or bunker gear.

Expect long days of hard work. Lunch will be provided the day(s) of HOT, but you’re on your own for lunch for Pre-Conference Officer Development, and our Keynote Series.

*** For courses that require SCBA, please try and bring your own. Loaner packs will be available for students who cannot bring their own.

Social Event Calendar:

September 29th– Darcy’s Bistro and Pub  6:30pm

4955 S Ulster St Unit 103

Denver, CO 80237

September 30th– Viewhouse Centennnial 6:00pm

7101 S Clinton St Centennial, CO80112

October 1st– Pint Bros 6:00pm

4900 S Syracuse St Denver, CO80237


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