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Chalk Saw Drill

The above video is a description of a simple drill you can utilize at your firehouse to practice roof ventilation with limited resources. While nothing can ever take the place of venting a real roof, those chances are few and ...

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Averagejake Tactical Simulation 5

The latest in the line of tactical simulation utilizing What is your on scene report? What is your mode of operation? Where would you position apparatus? What is your initial hand line choice? If in interior fire attack mode, where ...

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The Double Keyed Deadbolt

I previously had a post about this topic on the site a few years ago you can read that Here I decided however that a video was worth making as well. Thanks for all the great feedback from my previous ...

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Unconventional Preplanning

Before I even start let me clarify, there is no substitute for getting out in your district. It is the best way to gain knowledge of the buildings currently in your area, and if you are not you should be ...

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What is on your book shelf?

I am a firm believer that “Leaders are Readers”. With the rapid pace the fire service takes these days, and its transition to more scientific research, and an emphasis on analytical data for decision making it is impossible to keep ...

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Fire and Fuel Apparel Review

For the last few months I have been given the great opportunity to review some products from the Fire and Fuel Apparel company http://www.fireandfuelapparel.com/ specifically the Phoenix shirt sleeve, Taking Care of our Own short sleeve, and Skull and Nozzle stretch fit hat. To ...

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Simple Saw Prop

If you have been reading his site for any length of time, you know that I am always looking for ways to get great training. I am lucky that I work for a department that has a phenomenal training center ...

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GLOVE UP for PPE Removal

It should be no secret by now that the number 1 killer of firefighters is cardiac arrest. They are happening so often now they have become a predictable event. It is no longer an if it is a when this ...

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