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Rough Road

This video was put together by the firefighters from the City of Cincinnati Ohio. They are once again facing sever lay offs that threaten to cut the current work force in half. Over at Firegeezer http://firegeezer.com/2010/11/09/a-rough-road-ahead/ they have a lot more info. This ...

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Transformer Fire

This video comes to us from www.thebravestonline.com It has been getting a lot of discussion in the forums over there, and is a very interesting video. Typically electricity and water do not mix, however in this case it appears to have mitigated ...

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Gone Hunting

Well here in my neck of the woods it is the first day of Black Powder (Muzzle Loader) Hunting Season. Bow season has just about wrapped up and in 2 weeks General Firearm season (shot guns, rifles) will be in. Unfortunately due ...

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Social Media, Video, Pictures and the fire service

Things have been really heating up the last several months on the topic of various media outlets and the fire service. The latest story featured on Statter911 is here: http://statter911.com/2010/10/28/is-it-time-for-firefighter-social-media-ethics-courses-texas-firefighters-nude-pictures-are-the-latest-online-trouble/  Several other links to previous articles are featured from Houston, ...

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Attached Garage Fire Tactics

Again we have a video that begins prior to fire department arrival, which gives us the unique chance to perform our own size up, and develop our own tactical plans without the distraction of operations already occurring. It also gives us ...

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Rivalry

As I have said in other posts besides firefighting I am a huge sports fan. If you asked my wife she would refer to herself as a sports widow. Lets just breakdown my next few days. Today I am watching ...

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What would you do?

Here is a rare chance for us to see a video prior to fire department arrival. As you can see we have a single story commercial occupancy with a significant fire, and subsequent turbulent smoke conditions. It is visible by ...

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Re-Entry Time

As a soon to be married man myself I found this article very interesting.  The wife of Seattle Fire Captain Mike Gagliano (The Seatttle Guys) is the author of the article called “Re-Entry Time” .  The basis of the article discusses a ...

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