Sharpest at the tip ofthe spear!

Ask anyone who knows me and one of the first things they will tell you is how passionate I am about the fire service. I am the guy that spends 24 hours in the firehouse and then comes home and ...

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What’s In Your District?

Every so often I post a “What’s In Your District” when I find interesting challenges or things that may make “normal” firefighting procedures difficult. I hope it highlights the importance of getting out in your own district and find these ...

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Ground Ladder Tips and Tricks

  Sometimes companies ignore ground ladders, but we can do a lot with them. I know with a three person crew on ladders, engines, and squads I expect the driver to be able to work independently on the exterior. For engine ...

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2014 Ohio Fire EMS EXPO

I just got back from the Ohio Fire and EMS EXPO in Columbus Ohio. I was given the chance to teach the 90 minute version of my “Medical Mayday” class talking about firefighter cardiac arrests, why the firefighter cardiac arrest ...

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Using The Station For Training

Sometimes we can not get to our local training centers for training, but if we look around the firehouse we can utilize our every day surroundings to gain some quality training!  Your station hydrant can be used for more than ...

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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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