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Updates and FDIC 2012

Well folks it has been super busy here! Work, life, hobbies it is all taking up so much time that sleep has become that relative that comes to visit every so often and never tends to stay long. Some cool ...

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Do You Have a Play for This?

Fast forward the video to about 1:56 in it you will see an exterior fire attack being performed. During this fire attack the firefighter on the nozzle goes down (unknown reason) and is experiencing some sort of medical emergency. After a ...

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Hostile Fire Event!

  First take a look at the video, I’ll wait…. In the video you see a house fire with heavy involvement to the B/C (or 3/4) side of the structure. It looks like it could be an attached garage, or ...

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October Drill Of The Month: Which Way Out?

    It may seem simple but watch any video, look at any recruit class even veteran firefighters mess this one up. Getting this one right usually makes the difference from “man that was a close one” to “MAYDAY MAYDAY MAYDAY”. The good part ...

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USFA Annual LODD Report

Just like every year the United States Fire Administration puts out a report on the Firefighter Fatalities that occur across the nation. Each year they are broken down and analyzed and presented to us. One thing remains clear to me ...

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Use The Soffit

  I wanted to do a post about this for a while and I was gonna take a bunch of pictures and use some diagrams of how the construction features allow for the use of this technique but then I ...

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This is Why We Train

As usual I want to preface my coming comments, that in no way am I trying to be disrespectful to the fireman, or companies in this video. However when you put yourself out there you open yourself up for criticism, ...

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