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Yes….even more vent stuff

A few days ago I posted a video and subsequent post on Truss Roof Burn Testing. The video was intended to give you the reader a healthier respect for how fast a roof system itself may collapse when challenged by fire. ...

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More Roof Venting

  Continuing on with our roof venting thoughts please direct your attention to the below video.   While viewing it you will see a roof prop, and 2 fireman going through a training evolution. Once the hole is cut you see ...

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LODD and new training site

The fire service community is saddened with the loss of Dallas Texas Fire Department Lieutenant Todd Krodel, who died from injuries received at a fire while attempting to perform roof ventilation. Please keep the Dallas FD community, and the family of Lt. ...

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Do not do this

This video has been making the rounds on the various fire service websites, and I preface my remarks with, no I have never been to Detroit, yes I know they go to a lot of fires, yes I know about their ...

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Why no problem with this?

I have been sitting on this topic for a while and feel it is finally time to share my thoughts or at least ask the question that I have been trying to answer in my head. In the video below ...

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Week Winding Down

As I posted earlier this week, I have been busy! Classes, errands, working its been busy and I am glad it is slowing down a bit as the week is coming to a close. Yesterday I got to take an ...

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Busy Week….

Well this week has been and is going to continue to be very very busy. Monday I had the first night of  NFA Leadership 3 class, tonite is the second night. Working 24 hour tours, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday with on duty ...

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