Fire Department Training Simulation Software

FLAME-SIM Accreditied for Class by Florida Bureau of Fire Standards and Training

Ocala, FL., September 24, 2008 – The Florida Bureau of Fire Standards and Training has granted accreditation to FLAME-SIM for use in a class titled, “Fire Officer Virtual Experience Skills Training (VEST).” The class is being offered at the Florida State Fire College, the first fire training academy to offer course work utilizing the revolutionary training software. Kerry J Ganofsky, CEO and Founder of FLAME-SIM stated “we are extremely excited about this acceptance and to have FLAME-SIM used in an academic setting, especially with such a renowned school as Florida State Fire College”.

VEST is a twenty-four hour class given over three days to teach strategies and tactics to company officers and chiefs. Goals of the program include:

  • Improving the tracking and coordination skills of the on-scene Fire Officer.
  • Limiting Micromanagement in real-time events.
  • Interfacing with FO from multiple agencies, spreading the pros and cons of varying SOG.

Chris Dyer, the instructor developing the course with Florida State Fire College explained, “We are excited to offer the new V.E.S.T. course into the college’s January 2009 curriculum”.

For more information on the Florida State Fire College, visit their website at

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