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Cancer In The Fire Service

Cancer is a very real thing, it is rampant in our society. According to the American Cancer Society 2 out of every 3 people are diagnosed with cancer every day! This is with the normal goings on of humans. As ...

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1999

The year 1999 was significant for me in a lot of ways. One way in particular in that it was the first year I became truly aware of the Line Of Duty Death or LODD. I was 17 and had ...

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You Never Know What You Will Find

We all know the importance of getting out in our district, preplanning, etc. New buildings are popping up everyday and we know the dangers of new construction, and how in conjunction with low mass synthetic housing material, and high heart release rates make the environment in which we do business more dynamic and possibly more dangerous.

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Ray, Eddie, and Bobby Google Hangout

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=utrg9zRBwac] I finally got the chance to watch this hangout the other day, and I feel overall it is very good and the message overall is relevant. Eddie hit a lot of points that I think needed to be ...

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IT’S THE FINAL COUNTDOWN!

29 days until the biggest, and best fire conference in the entire world FDIC! If you have never been to FDIC then you are missing out. Words alone can not describe the experience that is FDIC. This conference is something ...

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Urban Opinion

This one has been in the back of my mind for a long time, and it is meant as no disrespect it is just some thoughts and opinions. I remember getting into the fire service at age 15 and getting ...

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Mentors

No matter what you do in life, you always need someone to talk to, to bounce ideas off of, to confide in. I call them mentors, but no matter what you call them that person plays a significant role in ...

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Being Made to look like a FOOL!

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82gSTIyn5I4&w=560&h=315] Perhaps I should have watched this video SOONER! For those of you that are not in the Medic world the above video is about a piece of equipment known as the 3 way stop cock. it is used with ...

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