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Batte Rope Hose Line

I talk a lot about the 3 hours The 3 Hours PODCAST 1 Hour in the Gym 1 Hour in the Library 1 Hour of Hands on Training EVERY DAY However that can be difficult especially off duty! However with ...

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Geniuses and Visionaries

For the last few days I have had the chance to be on staff for the Fire Ground Commander Conference. It was a tremendous learning experience on multiple levels. I learned what it truly takes to run a conference with ...

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Engine Company Search: Town House

Engine Company Search: Town House Life Safety is the fire services number one priority, typically accomplished by searching for victims of fire inside fire buildings. This is a high risk, high man power, and high intensity tactic that must be ...

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Engine Company Search: Split Level House

Engine Company Search: Split Level House Life Safety is the fire services number one priority, typically accomplished by searching for victims of fire inside fire buildings. This is a high risk, high man power, and high intensity tactic that must ...

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Engine Company Search: Tri Level House

Engine Company Search: Tri Level House Life Safety is the fire services number one priority, typically accomplished by searching for victims of fire inside fire buildings. This is a high risk, high man power, and high intensity tactic that must ...

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Engine Company Search: Ranch House

Engine Company Search: Ranch House Life Safety is the fire services number one priority, typically accomplished by searching for victims of fire inside fire buildings. This is a high risk, high man power, and high intensity tactic that must be ...

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Teaching The Working Length

The working length of hose is critical when it comes to an engine companies ability to rapidly extinguish a fire. The working length is that first 50 feet of hose from the nozzle to the first coupling. It is the ...

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Ultra High Pressure Training Summit

I recently returned from the Ultra High Pressure Training Summit, held in Middleton Wisconsin by the Middleton Fire Protection District in conjunction with the ATF. The conference was set up to teach, demonstrate and present the techniques and tactics utilized ...

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The 3 Hours

The 3 hours is something I live by and try an do every day. I talk about the 3 hours in every class I teach, every person I mentor, and every periscope I do. I have even mentioned it on ...

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Hot Zone Fire Ground Concept

There has been a lot of talk lately about cancer prevention. Everything from washing gear, wash your hood Sunday, “baby wipes” has been put out on the table. We keep our gear in a separate room, we attach tubes to ...

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