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Monthly Archives: December 2010

Ladder Pipe

This video comes to us from Oconomowoc WI and shows a late stage fire and the crews going defensive in order to try to extinguish it. I will let you draw your own conclusions, but in my opinion this is some ...

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MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!!!!!!

Just wanted to wish all of my brother (this includes you ladies as well) fireman out there a very MERRY CHRISTMAS. If you pulling a tour today, I hope you stay safe, and in the blue chair all day long. ...

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Chicago Firefighters Trapped Update

A lot more is coming out about the early morning fire in Chicago that killed 2 firefighters and injured several others. Rhett over at www.firecritic.com has probably the best link for you to get all of the news and coverage ...

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Chicago Firefighters Trapped

  Right now Chicago Firefighters are desperately trying to rescue 2 of their own after a Commercial building collapse this AM. Originally 4 were trapped but they have managed to get 2 out. Right now I do not know the status ...

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Winter Operations: The Engine

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW is it cold outside and it is not going to get any warmer for a long long time. If you remember I posted a couple of weeks ago about some Winter Operations tips for the Firefighter http://averagejakeff.wordpress.com/2010/11/07/winter-operations-the-firefighter/ In that post I said ...

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Stubborn fire? You be the judge!

This video comes to us from West Valley City (I do not know where that is) and it shows the middle stages of a car fire that auto exposed into a structure via the siding and soffit and the attic is ...

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