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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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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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Hose Line Kink!

Since the weather has been getting warmer it is allowing more time to train outside and get some real good engine work in. Been practicing a lot of moving lines up stairs. With a 3 person engine it makes it ...

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Another Example of Transitional Attack

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZW8FhFpCB0w] It is no secret that I think helmet cams, and cameras in general are great. Sure now we are always “on air” and a fire in your area could be on YouTube before you even finish draining the water ...

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Through The Lock: Rim Lock

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qu0-nIgBSZk] The above video is a great instructional tool on how to go through the lock on the rim lock. These locks are typically found in older residential and multifamily dwellings. It even covers the difficulties of the “burglar ...

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