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Simple Hose Roll for DPO

This is just a simple trick that was taught to me and I have been passing on for years. Every engine company carries short supply hose sections of various sizes and lengths. I often found that when these rolls get ...

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FDIC 2014 Wrap Up!

WOW what a great conference FDIC2014 was. If you wonder where the brotherhood is then look no further than FDIC! This year the classes where once again great, as well as the opening ceremonies with Chief Bobby Halton and Eric ...

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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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Radio Communications Drill

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIclEzOlYL0] I saw this video and had to post it. Everyone knows that communications on the fireground are always a hot topic. They are usually listed in every NIOSH report, every after action review of every call, and every ...

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Quick Focible Entry Tip

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N15KLp-hl6Y&w=560&h=315] Above you will see a video on a quick forcible entry tip on how to handle recessed outward swinging doors. It comes to us from our brothers over at Irons and Ladders (www.ironsandladders.com) If you have any of these ...

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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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3 LODD’s

  Today was a rough day for at least 3 fire departments and the associated families. Above are 2 pictures of the 3 that have passed. No LODD is good, they are all tragic, one even happened in my home ...

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