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CHECK YOUR NOZZLES!!!!!

Please view the short video of a documented nozzle failure while training. I feel it is imperative that all engine companies check and inspect their nozzles, to ensure they will function when needed. I must also add that this particular ...

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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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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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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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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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The Nozzle Forward

This weekend in Fairfax County I attended the “Nozzle Forward” Program taught by Aaron Fields from Seattle Fire and his instructor cadre. I had this idea that when I got back I would give a review type post about the ...

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