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Simple Face Piece Enhancement

Do you ever have the problem on the fireground of not knowing who you are talking to? Sure we all have identifiers, apparatus or station numbers on our helmets, name tails on our coats, or even identifiers on our airpacks. Sometimes they are ...

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BURN in Richmond VA

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0N2YSafBmUg] I was so excited a few weeks ago when I found out that BURN was coming to my hometown of Richmond Va. It came to DC a few months ago but I just could not make it up there ...

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March Drill Of The Month: Hoselines

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHzam9ijOA0] This is coming a little late in the month, but there is still time to do it! We just had a recruit school graduate at work and my shift was assigned a rookie. I love getting rookies. It really ...

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EMS Today Conference

  Last week I had the chance to go to the EMS Today Conference in Washington DC. While It was only for the day, I got to experience some great things, look at new products and get to see some ...

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The Most Dangerous Hoarding!

I am sure I am not the only one who sees this. For some reason not just in the fire service but in our culture we fear sharing what we know. A lot of people never share what they know ...

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Mr. Perfect?

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iK7vRYeY3U] Anyone who watched wrestling growing up is bound to have heard of Mr. Perfect Curt Henning. He did several promo’s about just how perfect he was and how easily he could accomplish the most difficult task. He even when ...

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First Hand Account of a Hoarder Fire

The story below is from my brother Danny who is a Fireman for the City of Richmond assigned to Rescue Company 2. This is a first hand detailed account of the difficulties and challenges firefighters face every day in hoarding ...

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FDIC 2013!!!!

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcAG0MEh9_8] JUST 53 DAYS UNTIL FDIC 2013!!!!!!!! Thats right folks 53 days until the largest, greatest, and most comprehensive fire service conference in the WORLD! I really get geeked up for this time of year. I got to go ...

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