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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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The Bear Crawl

The above video is something I have been working on for a little bit. Riding with only 3 firefighters on an engine it forces the officer to double as the officer and the back up firefighter on the hose line, ...

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The More You Know

Does anyone else remember “The More You Know” PSA’s from the late 80’s and early 90’s? If not here is a refresher. Remember now? I have been thinking a lot about leadership, decision making, and of course the hot topic ...

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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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Adding Reality To Your Drills

I know this statement is going to shock some of you, but I LOVE THE FIRE DEPARTMENT! I really do! I love the calls, the shift, the brotherhood, the training, pretty much everything! I am the guy who after working ...

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Summer Time!

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHztykjqXTE] Well the weather has finally broken here, and it is full on Summer time! As always this brings about unique challenges for us as we still have to deal with the routine emergencies, yet the conditions in which ...

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Engine Company Fitness Circuit

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4VA21F4Wcc] Lets face it there is always a lot of focus on the Special Service Companies in the fire service. You always seem to hear people talking about searching, ropes, forcing entry, venting etc. It dominates our training menu sometimes ...

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WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

Take a look at the picture above. You have a working fire in a multi family occupancy with an obvious rescue, what do you do? Take your fire department, engine, crew, etc. and sit down and talk about it. Then ...

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