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Thoughts on Leadership

Within the next few months, my department is going to be undertaking a huge shift. Several of our senior command staff officers including our fire chief will be retiring. These are exciting and scary times for everyone involved. Exciting because the ...

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Heat Stress

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amqfX_UpLuU] As the summer months are upon us the temperature is beginning the sky-rocket. If we are not prepared this can have an adverse affect on our operations and our overall health. For our normal duty shifts our preparation is ...

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New Fitness Resource

Found this picture and some other motivational words of wisdom on http://www.tacticalfirefighter.blogspot.com/p/strength-exercises.html They look like they are just getting off the ground but they already have some great workouts on the site. Just another resource for us to continue on ...

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Well it is a day late but the giveaway contest is over and WE HAVE A WINNER!!!!! The Ratliff Volunteer Fire Department Station 10 in Callahan Florida submitted this picture after doing some RIT training They won the free copy ...

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So Transitional Attack Is Wack huh?

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66Pt_qPNdlk] The term transitional attack has been thrown around and debated for a while now. Some of the naysayers say it pushes fire, could raise temps in adjacent rooms, etc. In short they do not like it and I ...

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New TV Show

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bi3h9z1YUVc] It has been a little while but finally the fire service is getting another show. I am hopeful on a couple different levels. First I hope this is better than Rescue Me. Quite frankly I could not stand ...

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